a dry scab that forms as a result of a burn or of corrosive action
Origin of escharaltered (after L) ; from Middle English escare ; from Old French ; from Late Latin eschara: see scar
A dry scab or slough formed on the skin as a result of a burn or by the action of a corrosive or caustic substance.
Origin of escharMiddle English escare, from Old French; see scar1.
From French eschare (now escarre) or Late Latin eschara (“scar, scab”), from Ancient Greek εσχαρα (eskhara, “hearth, brazier, scab”).