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[uhng-gwen-tuh m]
noun, plural un·guen·ta [uhng-gwen-tuh] /ʌŋˈgwɛn tə/.
  1. (in prescriptions) ointment.
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Origin of unguentum

From Latin
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Historical Examples

  • The reference to unguenta exotica (l. 42) points to a late date, when Asiatic luxury was growing common.

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

    George Middleton