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stigma , ătis, n. (
I.fem. collat. form, acc. stigmam, Petr. 45, 9; 69, 1), = στίγμα, a prick, puncture (post-Aug.).
I. A mark burned in, a brand impressed upon slaves or others, as a mark of disgrace.
B. Trop., a mark of disgrace, a stigma, Suet. Caes. 73; Mart. 6, 64, 26; 12, 61, 11.—
II. A cut on the face, made by an unskilful barber, Mart. 11, 84, 13.
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