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 Dictionary entry overview: What does wart mean? 

WART (noun)
  The noun WART has 2 senses:

1. any small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)
2. (pathology) a firm abnormal elevated blemish on the skin; caused by a virus

  Familiarity information: WART used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

WART (noun)

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Any small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting two and three dimensional shapes

Hypernyms ("wart" is a kind of...):

bulge; bump; excrescence; extrusion; gibbosity; gibbousness; hump; jut; prominence; protrusion; protuberance (something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings)

Domain category:

animal; animate being; beast; brute; creature; fauna (a living organism characterized by voluntary movement)

Sense 2wart [BACK TO TOP]


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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects


verruca; wart

Hypernyms ("wart" is a kind of...):

blemish; defect; mar (a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body))

keratosis (a skin condition marked by an overgrowth of layers of horny skin)

Domain category:

pathology (the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "wart"):

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)

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