See also: cicatrisé

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From Old French cicatriser (French cicatriser), from Latin cicātrīx ‎(scar).

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cicatrise ‎(third-person singular simple present cicatrises, present participle cicatrising, simple past and past participle cicatrised)

  1. (transitive) To heal a wound through scarring (by causing a scar or cicatrix to form).
    • 1923, The Thousand Nights and One Night, translated by Powys Mathers
      But hardly had I accused myself of the theft, when my arm was seized and my right hand cut off. When the stump was dipped in boiling oil to cicatrise the wound, I fell down in a faint.
  2. (intransitive) To form a scar.

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