Origin: ME oignement < OFr < VL *unguimentum, for L unguentum (see unguent): the -t- in Eng from assoc. with obs. v. oint, to anoint
See ointment in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English oinement
Origin: , from Old French oignement
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *unguimentum
Origin: , from Latin unguentum; see unguent.
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