- resembling, containing, or consisting of fat or oil; greasy; oily.
Origin of unguinous
1595–1605; < Latin unguinōsus, equivalent to unguin- (stem of unguen) ointment + -ōsus -ous
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- obsolete fatty; greasy; oily
C17: from Latin unguinōsus oily, from unguin-, unguen a fatty substance, from unguere to anoint, besmear