Definitions for ungualˈʌŋ gwəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ungual(adj)

    of or relating to a nail or claw or hoof


  1. ungual(Adjective)

    Pertaining to or resembling a creature's nail, claw or hoof; unguinal.

  2. Origin: From unguis 'nail, claw, hoof'

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ungual(adj)

    of or pertaining to a nail, claw, talon, or hoof, or resembling one

  2. Ungual(adj)

    having a nail, claw, or hoof attached; -- said of certain bones of the feet


  1. Ungual

    An ungual is a highly modified distal toe bone which ends in a hoof, claw, or nail. Elephants and other ungulates have ungual phalanges, as did the sauropods and horned dinosaurs. A claw is a highly modified ungual phalange. As an adjective, ungual means related to nail, as in periungual.

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