Unguinous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Unguinous Consisting of, or resembling, fat or oil; oily; unctuous; oleaginous.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • unguinous Oily; unctuous; consisting of fat or oil, or resembling it.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Unguinous oily, unctuous
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. unguinosus, fr. unguen, -inis, fat, ointment
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. unguentumunguĕre, to anoint.

Usage

In literature:

These were the postmaster, Allan Dy, and Billy Unguin, the dry-goods man, and the patriarch church robber known as Holy Dick.
"The Law-Breakers" by Ridgwell Cullum
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