÷ˌənjə- sometimes ÷ˌəŋgə- or ÷ˌəngə-
plural unguentaria
: an ancient Greek or Roman glass jar to hold unguents

Word History


Latin unguentarium (vas), from neuter of unguentarius of or relating to ointment, from unguentum ointment + -arius -ary

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“Unguentarium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unguentarium. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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