axunge

noun ax·unge \ˈakˌsənj\

Definition of axunge

plural

-s

  1. :  fat or grease usually of pigs or of geese; especially :  lard prepared for medicinal use

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Origin and Etymology of axunge

Middle French & Late Latin; Middle French axunge, from Late Latin axungia, from Latin, axle grease, from axis axle + -ungia (from ungere, unguere to grease, anoint) — more at axis, ointment


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