- Botany. an unguis.
Origin of ungula
1350–1400; Middle English < Latin ungula a claw, hoof, talon, diminutive of unguis unguis
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Examples from the Web for ungula
One or two pair of moveable incurved claws, which usually arm the apex of the Ungula.
A minute accessory joint, sometimes attached within the claws to the apex of the Ungula.
- maths a truncated cone, cylinder, etc
- a rare word for hoof
C18: from Latin: hoof, from unguis nail