Definition of skin spot
: a disease of potato tubers caused by a fungus (Oospora pustulans) and characterized by circular spots that on coarse-skinned varieties resemble pimples and are similar in color to normal skin and on smooth-skinned varieties are dark and sunken with raised centers
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