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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wart(noun)

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

  2. wart(noun)

    an imperfection in someone or something that is suggestive of a wart (especially in smallness or unattractiveness)

  3. wart, verruca(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. wart(Noun)

    A type of deformed growth occurring on the skin caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV).

  2. wart(Noun)

    Any of the prefixes used in Hungarian notation.

  3. Origin: From wearte, from wartōn. Cognate with Dutch wrat, German Warze, Swedish vårta.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wart(noun)

    a small, usually hard, tumor on the skin formed by enlargement of its vascular papillae, and thickening of the epidermis which covers them

  2. Wart(noun)

    an excrescence or protuberance more or less resembling a true wart; specifically (Bot.), a glandular excrescence or hardened protuberance on plants

  3. Origin: [OE. werte, AS. wearte; akin to D. wrat, G. warze, OHG. warza, Icel. varta, Sw. vrta, Dan. vorte; perh. orig., a growth, and akin to E. wort; or cf. L. verruca wart.]

Freebase

  1. Wart

    A wart is a small, rough growth resembling a cauliflower or a solid blister. It typically occurs on human’s hands or feet, but often in other locations. Warts are caused by a viral infection, specifically by one of the many types of human papillomavirus. There are as many as 10 varieties of warts, the most common considered to be mostly harmless. It is possible to get warts from others; they are contagious and usually enter the body in an area of broken skin. They typically disappear after a few months but can last for years and can recur.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. wart

    A small, crocky feature that sticks out of an otherwise clean design. Something conspicuous for localized ugliness, especially a special-case exception to a general rule. For example, in some versions of csh(1), single quotes literalize every character inside them except !. In ANSI C, the ?? syntax used for obtaining ASCII characters in a foreign environment is a wart. See also miswart.


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