στίγμα

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From the Ancient Greek root στιγ- (stig-), whence also στίζω (stízō, I mark), and the suffix -μα (-ma).

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στίγμα (stígma) (genitive στίγματος) n, third declension

  1. A mark from a pointed instrument, often as a sign of ownership: mark, brand, tattoo
  2. Any mark or spot
  3. (colour): gold

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στίγμα (stígman (plural στίγματα)

  1. stigma (mark of infamy)
  2. scar, birthmark
  3. stigma (Ϛ and ϛ: a ligature of the Greek letters lunate sigma and tau)

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