ungual

adjective
un·​gual | \ ˈəŋ-gwəl How to pronounce ungual (audio) , ˈən- \

Definition of ungual

: of, relating to, or resembling a nail, claw, or hoof

First Known Use of ungual

1834, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ungual

Latin unguis nail, claw, hoof — more at nail

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The first known use of ungual was in 1834

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“Ungual.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ungual. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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ungual

adjective
un·​gual | \ ˈəŋ-gwəl, ˈən- How to pronounce ungual (audio) \

Medical Definition of ungual

: of or relating to a fingernail or toenail

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