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toenail

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noun toe·nail \ˈtō-ˌnāl, -ˈnāl\

Definition of toenail

  1. :  a nail of a toe

First Known Use of toenail

1691


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toenail

verb toe·nail

Definition of toenail

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to fasten by toed nails :  toe

First Known Use of toenail

1900


TOENAIL Defined for English Language Learners

toenail

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Definition of toenail for English Language Learners

  • : the hard covering at the end of a toe


TOENAIL Defined for Kids

toenail

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noun toe·nail \ˈtō-ˌnāl\

Definition of toenail for Students

  1. :  the hard covering at the end of a toe


Medical Dictionary

toenail

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noun toe·nail \ˈtō-ˌnāl, -ˈnā(ə)l\

Medical Definition of toenail

  1. :  a nail of a toe



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