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Meaning of UNGUICULATE

Pronunciation:  ung'gwikyelit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a mammal having nails or claws
  2. [adj]  having or resembling claws or nails; "unguiculate animals"; "an unguiculate flower petal"
 

UNGUICULATE is a 11 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: clawed, clawlike, unguiculate mammal, unguiculated
 
 Antonyms: hoofed, hooved, ungulate, ungulated
 
 See Also: eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Un*guic"u*late\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
    One of the Unguiculata.
    
    
  2. \Un*guic"u*late\, Unguiculated \Un*guic"u*la`ted\,
    a.
    1. Furnished with nails, claws, or hooks; clawed. See the
       Note under {Nail}, n., 1.
    
    2. (Bot.) Furnished with a claw, or a narrow stalklike base,
       as the petals of a carnation.
    
    
 

 

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