Word of The Day: 4

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Another word I came across in the novel I’m reading and didn’t know!

cicatrix

Pronunciation: /ˈsɪkətrɪks/ (sick a trix)
(also cicatrice /ˈsɪkətrɪs/)

noun (plural cicatrices)

  • the scar of a healed wound
  • a scar on the bark of a tree.
  • Botany a mark on a stem left after a leaf or other part has become detached.

ref: http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/cicatrix

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