Unguent

Un"guent

(?; 277), n. [L. unguentum, from unguere, ungere, to anoint: cf. F. onguent. See Ointment, and cf. Unction, Unctuous.] A lubricant or salve for sores, burns, or the like; an ointment. Cowper.
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An unguent is stiffer than a liniment, but softer than a cerate.
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