Definitions for unguiculateʌŋˈgwɪk yɛ lɪt, -ˌleɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•guic•u•lateʌŋˈgwɪk yɛ lɪt, -ˌleɪt(adj.)un•guic′u•lat`ed.

  1. bearing or resembling a nail or claw.

    Category: Zoology

  2. belonging or pertaining to the former superorder Unguiculata, comprising mammals having nails or claws, as distinguished from hoofs.

    Category: Zoology

  3. (n.)an unguiculate animal.

    Category: Zoology

Origin of unguiculate:

1795–1805; < NL unguiculātus < L unguicul(us) fingernail (ungu(is)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unguiculate, unguiculate mammal(adj)

    a mammal having nails or claws

  2. unguiculate, unguiculated(adj)

    having or resembling claws or nails

    "unguiculate animals"; "an unguiculate flower petal"


  1. unguiculate(Adjective)

    Having nails or claws, as distinguished from hoofs.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unguiculate(noun)

    one of the Unguiculata

  2. Unguiculate(adj)

    alt. of Unguiculated


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