agnail

[ ag-neyl ]
/ ˈægˌneɪl /

noun

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Origin of agnail

before 950; Middle English; Old English angnægl, equivalent to ang- tight, hard, painful + nægl corn (on foot), nail
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British Dictionary definitions for agnail

agnail
/ (ˈæɡˌneɪl) /

noun

another name for hangnail
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Medical definitions for agnail

agnail
[ ăgnāl′ ]

n.

A hangnail.
A painful sore or swelling around a fingernail or toenail.
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