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ungula

[uhng-gyuh-luh] /ˈʌŋ gyə lə/
noun, plural ungulae
[uhng-gyuh-lee] /ˈʌŋ gyəˌli/ (Show IPA)
1.
Botany. an unguis.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Latin ungula a claw, hoof, talon, diminutive of unguis unguis
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British Dictionary definitions for ungula

ungula

/ˈʌŋɡjʊlə/
noun (pl) -lae (-ˌliː)
1.
(maths) a truncated cone, cylinder, etc
2.
a rare word for hoof
Derived Forms
ungular, adjective
Word Origin
C18: from Latin: hoof, from unguis nail
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