noun, plural un·gues [uhng-gweez]. /ˈʌŋ gwiz/.
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Origin of unguis
Example sentences from the Web for unguis
The furca is, as a rule, a powerful motor-organ, and has its laminae edged with strong teeth (ungues) or setae or both.
They include the Lobus superior, the Lobus inferior, and the Ungues.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)|William Kirby
Tanquam ungues digitosque suos—As well as his nails and fingers; at his fingers' ends.
Each of the ungues has a little tuft of strong hairs issuing from the extremity of the terminal joint of the tarsi.
As there are few difficulties to overcome, it suffers from a fatal facility—nec pluteum coedit nec demorsos sapit ungues.Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece|John Addington Symonds