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unguentnoun [C]

uk   /ˈʌŋ.ɡju.ənt/  us   /-ɡwənt/ literary
a ​thicksubstance, usually with a ​pleasantsmell, used to ​treatskinproblems or make the ​skinsoft: She ​smelledpowerfully of ​bathsalts and unguents.
(Definition of unguent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “unguent”
in Chinese (Simplified) 用于涂抹皮肤的油膏,通常有芳香味…
in Chinese (Traditional) 用於塗抹皮膚的軟膏(通常有芳香氣味)…
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