Complete Definition of "stigma"

English

Etymology
From L. stigma < AGr. polytonic|ÏÏίγμα (stigma) "brand" < polytonic|ÏÏÎ¯Î¶Ï (stizÅ) "I mark"

Noun
Image:Amaryllis stigma.jpg|thumb|right|See [[w:stigma|stigma on Wikipedia.]]
stigma (plural: stigmata or stigmas)
#A mark of infamy or disgrace.
#A scar or birthmark.
#botany The sticky part of a flower that receives pollen during pollination.

Translations
trans-top|mark of infamy
Finnish: stigma
Greek: ÏÏίγμα
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trans-top|scar or birthmark
Finnish: arpi, syntymämerkki
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trans-top|part of the pistil
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trans-top|Translation to be checked
ttbc|German: stigma
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Derived terms
stigmatize

Category:English nouns with irregular plurals

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