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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth [syn: birthmark, nevus]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural nevi) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin naevus Date: circa 1836 a congenital or acquired usually highly pigmented area on the skin that is either flat or raised ; mole

Oxford Reference Dictionary

US var. of NAEVUS.

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