ad unguem

foreign term ad un·guem \äd-ˈŋ-ˌgwem\

Definition of AD UNGUEM

:  to the fingernail :  to a nicety :  exactly (from the use of the fingernail to test the smoothness of marble)

Origin of AD UNGUEM



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