whitehead

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

white +‎ head

Noun[edit]

whitehead (plural whiteheads)

  1. A pimple formed by a clogged sebaceous gland, usually with a milky-white cap.
    Ruth knew that the whiteheads of her teenage acne were a temporary state of affairs, but that did nothing to quell her distress when an eruption hit just before prom.
  2. A species of passerine bird, endemic to New Zealand
  3. The blue-winged snow goose.
  4. The surf scoter duck.