bearing or resembling a nail or claw.
belonging or pertaining to the former superorder Unguiculata, comprising mammals
having nails or claws, as distinguished from hoofs.
Botany. having a clawlike base, as certain petals.
< Neo-Latin unguiculātus,
equivalent to Latin unguicul
) fingernail (ungu
) (see unguis
) + -i- -i-
+ -culus -cule1
) + -ātus -ate1