unguis

Definitions of unguis
  1. noun
    any rigid body structure composed primarily of keratin
    synonyms: horny structure
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    hoof
    the horny covering of the end of the foot in ungulate mammals
    claw
    sharp curved horny process on the toe of a bird or some mammals or reptiles
    nail
    horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
    bear claw
    claw of a bear; often used in jewelry
    talon
    a sharp hooked claw especially on a bird of prey
    fingernail
    the nail at the end of a finger
    toenail
    the nail at the end of a toe
    type of:
    anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure
    a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing
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