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From Middle French eschare (now escarre) or Late Latin eschara (scar, scab), from Ancient Greek ἐσχάρα (eskhára, hearth, brazier, scab).

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eschar (plural eschars)

  1. A dry, dark scab or scar, especially as a result of burning.
    • 1965, John Fowles, The Magus
      In another minute there was no letter; but, as with every other relationship in my life, an eschar of ashes. The word is rare, but exact.

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