noun, plural un·gues [uhng-gweez]. /ˈʌŋ gwiz/.
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The ancient writers, seeing the valves separate, placed it in their systems under the name Patella Unguis.A Conchological Manual|George Brettingham Sowerby
Unguis: one of the claws at the end of the tarsus: also applied to a short process on the 6th antennal joint in some Aphids.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
The malar bone, and the os unguis or lachrymal, are more or less developed according to the species considered.Artistic Anatomy of Animals|douard Cuyer