Unguinous

Un"gui*nous

(?), a. [L. unguinosus, fr. unguen, -inis, fat, ointment.] Consisting of, or resembling, fat or oil; oily; unctuous; oleaginous.
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Un"guis

(?), n.;
pl. Ungues (#).
[L., nail, claw, or hoof.] 1. The nail, claw, talon, or hoof of a finger, toe, or other appendage.
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2. (Zol.) One of the terminal hooks on the foot of an insect.
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3. (Bot.) The slender base of a petal in some flowers; a claw; called also ungula.
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Un"gu*la

(?), n.;
pl. Ungul (#).
[L., a claw, hoof, from unguis a nail, claw, hoof.] 1. A hoof, claw, or talon.
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2. (Geom.) A section or part of a cylinder, cone, or other solid of revolution, cut off by a plane oblique to the base; -- so called from its resemblance to the hoof of a horse.
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3. (Bot.) Same as Unguis, 3.
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Spherical ungula (Geom.), a part of a sphere bounded by two planes intersecting in a diameter and by a line of the surface of the sphere.
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