stigma
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈstɪɡmə/
Noun

stigma (plural stigmata)

  1. A mark of infamy or disgrace.
  2. A scar or birthmark.
  3. (Christianity, chiefly in the plural stigmata) A mark on the body corresponding to one of the wounds of the Crucifixion on Jesus' body, and sometimes reported to bleed periodically.
  4. (botany) The sticky part of a flower that receives pollen during pollination.
  5. (medicine) A visible sign or characteristic of a disease.
Translations Translations Translations Translations Noun

stigma (plural stigmas)

  1. (typography) A ligature of the Greek letters sigma and tau, (Ϛ/ϛ).
Translations
  • French: stigma
  • Russian: сти́гма



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