Webster 1913 Edition
wearte; akin to D.
vorte; perh. orig., a growth, and akin to E.
wort; or cf. L.
A small, usually hard, tumor on the skin formed by enlargement of its vascular papillae, and thickening of the epidermis which covers them.
An excrescence or protuberance more or less resembling a true wart; specifically
(Bot.), a glandular excrescence or hardened protuberance on plants.
a soft, bright red, pointed or tufted tumor found about the genitals, often massed into groups of large size. It is a variety of condyloma. Called also
L. A. Duhring.–
the swine’s cress. See under–
any one of several species of East Indian colubrine snakes of the genus–
Acrochordus, having the body covered with wartlike tubercles or spinose scales, and lacking cephalic plates and ventral scutes.
a kind of wartwort (
Webster 1828 Edition
1.A hard excrescence on the skin of animals, which is covered with the production of the cuticle. In horses, warts are spungy excrescences on the hinder pasterns, which suppurate.
2.A protuberance on trees.