Definitions of wart

n any small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)

Type of:
bulge, bump, excrescence, extrusion, gibbosity, gibbousness, hump, jut, prominence, protrusion, protuberance, swelling
something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings

n (pathology) a firm abnormal elevated blemish on the skin; caused by a virus

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common wart
a benign growth (often with a rough surface)
condyloma acuminatum, genital wart, venereal wart, verruca acuminata
a small benign wart on or around the genitals and anus
juvenile wart
a small benign growth on the faces of hands of children
plantar wart
a wart occurring on the sole of the foot
Type of:
blemish, defect, mar
a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
a skin condition marked by an overgrowth of layers of horny skin

n an imperfection in someone or something that is suggestive of a wart (especially in smallness or unattractiveness)

Type of:
imperfection, imperfectness
the state or an instance of being imperfect

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