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unguiculate

adjective un·guic·u·late
variants: less commonly

unguiculated

\-ˌlātə̇d\

Definition of unguiculate

  1. 1a :  having nails or claws b :  of or relating to the Unguiculata

  2. 2 :  tapering below into a claw or a stalklike base an unguiculate petal

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Origin and Etymology of unguiculate

unguiculate from New Latin unguiculatus, from Latin unguiculus fingernail (from Latin unguis + -culus -cle) + -atus -ate; unguiculated from New Latin unguiculatus + English -ed


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unguiculate

noun un·guic·u·late \"\

Definition of unguiculate

plural

-s

  1. :  a mammal of the division Unguiculata

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Origin and Etymology of unguiculate

New Latin Unguiculata


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