Unguiculated
Unguiculate Un*guic"u*late, Unguiculated Un*guic"u*la`ted, a. 1. Furnished with nails, claws, or hooks; clawed. See the Note under {Nail}, n., 1. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Furnished with a claw, or a narrow stalklike base, as the petals of a carnation. [1913 Webster]


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  • unguiculated — adj. resembling nails or claws; having nails or claws …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unguiculated — a. See unguiculate …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • unguiculated — un·guic·u·lat·ed …   English syllables

  • unguiculated — adjective having or resembling claws or nails unguiculate animals an unguiculate flower petal • Syn: ↑unguiculate • Ant: ↑ungulate (for: ↑unguiculate) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Unguiculate — Un*guic u*late, Unguiculated Un*guic u*la ted, a. 1. Furnished with nails, claws, or hooks; clawed. See the Note under {Nail}, n., 1. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Furnished with a claw, or a narrow stalklike base, as the petals of a carnation. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unguiculate — /ung gwik ye lit, layt /, adj. Also, unguiculated. 1. bearing or resembling a nail or claw. 2. Zool. belonging or pertaining to the former superorder Unguiculata, comprising mammals having nails or claws, as distinguished from hoofs. 3. Bot.… …   Universalium

  • unguiculate — a.; (also unguiculated) Clawed, having claws …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • unguiculate — /ʌŋˈgwɪkjələt/ (say ung gwikyuhluht), / leɪt/ (say layt) adjective Also, unguiculated. 1. bearing or resembling a nail or claw. 2. Zoology having nails or claws, as distinguished from hoofs. 3. Botany having a claw like base, as certain petals.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • clawed — adjective 1. having or resembling a claw or claws; often used as a combining form sharp clawed • Similar to: ↑unguiculate, ↑unguiculated 2. (of predatory animals) armed with claws or talons • Syn: ↑taloned …   Useful english dictionary

  • clawlike — adjective resembling a claw • Similar to: ↑unguiculate, ↑unguiculated …   Useful english dictionary

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