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toenail

noun toe·nail \ ˈtō-ˌnāl , -ˈnāl \
|Updated on: 10 Jun 2018

Definition of toenail

: a nail of a toe

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First Known Use of toenail

1691

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toenail

verb

Definition of toenail

toenailed; toenailing; toenails
: to fasten by toed nails : toe

First Known Use of toenail

1900

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TOENAIL Defined for English Language Learners

toenail

Definition of toenail for English Language Learners

  • : the hard covering at the end of a toe


TOENAIL Defined for Kids

toenail

noun toe·nail \ ˈtō-ˌnāl \

Definition of toenail for Students

: the hard covering at the end of a toe

Medical Dictionary

toenail

noun toe·nail \ ˈtō-ˌnāl, -ˈnā(ə)l \

medical Definition of toenail

: a nail of a toe


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