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unguent

noun un·guent \ˈəŋ-gwənt, ˈən-; ˈən-jənt\

: an oily substance that is put on the skin or a wound

Full Definition of UNGUENT

:  a soothing or healing salve :  ointment
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Origin of UNGUENT

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin unguentum — more at ointment
First Known Use: 15th century
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unguent

noun un·guent \ˈəŋ-gwənt also ˈən-jənt\

Medical Definition of UNGUENT

:  a soothing or healing salve :  ointment

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