agnail

[ag-neyl]
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noun


Nearby words

  1. agm,
  2. agma,
  3. agminate,
  4. agminate glands,
  5. agn,
  6. agnate,
  7. agnatha,
  8. agnathan,
  9. agnathia,
  10. agnathous

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

noun

another name for hangnail
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Medicine definitions for agnail

agnail

[ăgnāl′]

n.

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

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