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fingernail

noun fin·ger·nail \ˈfiŋ-gər-ˌnāl, ˌfiŋ-gər-ˈnāl\

: the hard covering at the end of your fingers

Full Definition of FINGERNAIL

:  the nail of a finger

Examples of FINGERNAIL

  1. I trimmed and filed my fingernails.
  2. He had dirt under his fingernails.

First Known Use of FINGERNAIL

13th century

fingernail

noun fin·ger·nail \ˈfiŋ-gər-ˌnāl, ˌfiŋ-gər-ˈnā(ə)l\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FINGERNAIL

:  the nail of a finger

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