Origin of unguent
Related formsun·guen·tar·y [uhng-gwuh n-ter-ee] /ˈʌŋ gwənˌtɛr i/, adjective
Examples from the Web for unguent
In his hands, however, it was changed from an unguent into a powder, and was called the powder of sympathy.Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions|Charles Mackay
Now, this unguent has done ‘a deal of good’ to the leather of my boots.Six to Sixteen|Juliana Horatia Ewing
Addressing her sportively, Krishna said, For whom are you carrying that unguent?Curiosities of Superstition|W. H. Davenport Adams
The Selgic iris1246 also, and the unguent which is made from it, are in great esteem.
At such a time the man should apply some unguent, so as to make the entrance easy.The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana|Vatsyayana