onguent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French onguent.

Noun[edit]

onguent (plural onguents)

  1. Archaic form of unguent.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for onguent in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin unguentum (ointment, unguent).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

onguent m (plural onguents)

  1. ointment; salve; unguent

Further reading[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin unguentum (ointment, unguent).

Noun[edit]

onguent m (oblique plural onguenz or onguentz, nominative singular onguenz or onguentz, nominative plural onguent)

  1. ointment; salve; unguent