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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
unctus,-a,-um (part.A): besmeared, smeared, anointed, oiled (greasy); rich, luxurious, sumptuous; “to smear with oil, grease, or similar substance (for preservative, medicinal, and other purposes); to dress (food) with oil; to anoint, rub (the body or its parts) with oil, unguents, etc.” (after Glare) [> L. ungo, or unguo, (ung(u)ere), -unxi, -unctum 3. to besmear, to smear, anoint with any fat substance, such as an unguent, oil, etc.]; = lautus,-a,-um (part.A), q.v.; see oiled.

 

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