caste mark

noun

1
: a mark or symbol that is worn on the forehead especially in India and denotes the wearer's caste
2
: a distinguishing characteristic or trait that identifies a member of a particular class or group
the caste mark of the intellectual

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“Caste mark.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caste%20mark. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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