unguent

  • 1 unguent — UNGUÉNT, unguente, s.n. (farm.) Alifie, pomadă, cremă (de uns). [pr.: un guent] – Din lat. unguentum. Trimis de valeriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  UNGUÉNT s. v. alifie. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  unguént s …

    Dicționar Român

  • 2 Unguent — Un guent (?; 277), n. [L. unguentum, from unguere, ungere, to anoint: cf. F. onguent. See {Ointment}, and cf. {Unction}, {Unctuous}.] A lubricant or salve for sores, burns, or the like; an ointment. Cowper. [1913 Webster] Note: An unguent is… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 unguent — ointment, mid 15c., from L. unguentem ointment, from stem of unguere to anoint or smear with ointment, from PIE root *ongw to salve, anoint (Cf. Skt. anakti anoints, smears, Armenian aucanem I anoint, O.Pruss. anctan butter, O.H.G. ancho, Ger …

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  • 4 unguent — Unguent, cerchez Oindre …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 5 unguent — ► NOUN ▪ a soft greasy or viscous substance used as ointment or for lubrication. ORIGIN Latin unguentum, from unguere anoint …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 unguent — [uŋ′gwənt] n. [L unguentum < unguere, to anoint < IE base * ongw > Sans anákti, (he) anoints, MHG anke, butter] a salve or ointment unguentary [uŋ′gwən ter΄ē] adj …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Unguent — An unguent is a soothing topical preparation spread on wounds, burns, rashes, abrasions or other topical injuries. It is similar to an ointment, though typically an unguent is less viscous and more oily. It is usually delivered as a semi solid… …

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  • 8 unguent — UK [ˈʌŋɡwənt] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms unguent : singular unguent plural unguents literary a thick soft substance used on your skin …

    English dictionary

  • 9 unguent — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin unguentum more at ointment Date: 15th century a soothing or healing salve ; ointment …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 unguent — unguentary /ung gweuhn ter ee/, adj. /ung gweuhnt/, n. an ointment or salve, usually liquid or semiliquid, for application to wounds, sores, etc. [1400 50; late ME < L unguentum, alter. (prob. by assoc. with the suffixes men, mentum) of unguen… …

    Universalium

  • 11 unguent — noun /ˈʌŋɡwənt/ any cream containing medicinal ingredients applied to the skin for therapeutic purposes Alas! said Syntax, could I pop / Just now, upon a blacksmiths shop, / Whose cooling unguents would avail / To save poor Grizzles ears and… …

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  • 12 unguent — SYN: ointment. [L. unguentum] * * * un·guent əŋ gwəntalso ən jənt n a soothing or healing salve: OINTMENT * * * un·guent (ungґgwənt) [L. unguentum] ointment …

    Medical dictionary

  • 13 unguent — Synonyms and related words: adipose, balm, balsam, blubbery, brilliantine, buttery, butyraceous, cerate, chrism, chrismal, chrismatory, cold cream, collyrium, cream, demulcent, embrocation, emollient, eye lotion, eyewash, eyewater, face cream,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 ungüent — un|güent Mot Agut Nom masculí …

    Diccionari Català-Català

  • 15 Unguent — An ointment for burns. Abrus, Acalypha, Bixa, Cocos, Cucurbita, Gouania, Guazuma, Jatropha, Mangifera, Musa, Ophioglossum, Oryza, Phaseolus, Portulaca, Pothomorphe, Sesamum, Solanum, Theobroma, Typha, Urera …

    EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • 16 unguént — s. n. (sil. guent), pl. unguénte …

    Romanian orthography

  • 17 unguent — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. emollient, ointment, cream; see balm 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. salve, ointment, balm, lotion, liniment …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 unguent — un|guent [ˈʌŋgwənt] n [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: unguentum, from unguere to pour on holy oil ceremonially ] an oily substance used on your skin = ↑ointment …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 unguent — un|guent [ ʌŋgwənt ] noun count or uncount LITERARY a thick soft substance used on your skin …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 unguent —  Soothing cream or lotion …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors