ad unguem

Latin phrase

ad un·​guem äd-ˈu̇ŋ-ˌgwem How to pronounce ad unguem (audio)
: to the fingernail : to a nicety : exactly (from the use of the fingernail to test the smoothness of marble)

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“Ad unguem.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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