Unguinous
Unguinous Un"gui*nous, a. [L. unguinosus, fr. unguen, -inis, fat, ointment.] Consisting of, or resembling, fat or oil; oily; unctuous; oleaginous. [1913 Webster]

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  • unguinous — /ung gwi neuhs/, adj. resembling, containing, or consisting of fat or oil; greasy; oily. [1595 1605; < L unguinosus, equiv. to unguin (s. of unguen) ointment + osus OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • unguinous — a. Oily, unctuous, oleaginous …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • unguinous — un•gui•nous [[t]ˈʌŋ gwɪ nəs[/t]] adj. greasy; oily • Etymology: 1595–1605; < L unguinōsus=unguin , s. of unguen ointment + ōsus ous …   From formal English to slang

  • unguinous — /ˈʌŋgwənəs/ (say unggwuhnuhs) adjective consisting of or resembling fat or oil; oily. {Latin unguinōsus oily} …   Australian English dictionary

  • unguinous —   a. oily; fatty …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • unguinous — /ung gwi neuhs/, adj. resembling, containing, or consisting of fat or oil; greasy; oily. [1595 1605; < L unguinosus, equiv. to unguin (s. of unguen) ointment + osus OUS] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Unctuousness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Unctuousness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 unctuousness unctuousness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 unctuosity unctuosity lubricity Sgm: N 1 ointment ointment &c.(oil) 356 Sgm: N 1 anointment anointment Sgm: N …   English dictionary for students

  • unctuous — a. 1. Greasy, oily, fatty, fat, oleaginous, adipose, adipous, sebaceous, pinguid, butyraceous, unguinous. 2. Smooth, bland, slippery, lubric, lubricous. 3. (In a bad or offensive sense.) Smooth, bland, suave, over complaisant, oily, plausible,… …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • greasy — adj 1. fatty, fat, sebaceous, adipose, pinguid, oleaginous, unguinous, lardacious, butyraceous; soapy, saponaceous, waxy; buttery, floating in grease or butter. 2. oily, unctuous, slippery, smooth, slithery, suave, smooth tongued, glib, facile,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • oily — adj 1. oil, oillike, oleaginous, oleoresinous. 2. greasy, greased, lubricated, lubricous, unctuous, unguinous, slippery, slithery, smooth; buttery, butyra ceous; fat, fatty, adipose, lardaceous, lardlike, lardy, pinguid, Physiol. sebaceous; soapy …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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