Definitions for ointmentˈɔɪnt mənt

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  1. ointment, unction, unguent, balm, salve(noun)

    semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation

  2. cream, ointment, emollient(noun)

    toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin


  1. ointment(Noun)

    a viscous preparation of oils and/or fats, usually containing medication, used as a treatment or as an emollient. (compare with cream)

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