Unguiculate meaning

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Having or resembling nails or claws.
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Having or resembling nails or claws.
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(zoology) Having nails or claws, as opposed to hooves. Used of mammals.
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(botany) Having a claw-shaped base.

An unguiculate petal.

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Having nails, claws, or talons instead of hoofs.
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(bot.) Having an unguis.
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A mammal having claws or nails.
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(zoology) Having nails or claws, as opposed to hooves. Used of mammals.
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(botany) Having a claw-shaped base.

An unguiculate petal.

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(biology) Having nails or claws, as distinguished from hoofs.
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(zoology) Any of the Unguiculata.
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Origin of unguiculate

  • New Latin unguiculātus from Latin unguiculus fingernail diminutive of unguis unguis

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition