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unguent

noun [C] uk   /ˈʌŋ.ɡju.ənt/  us   /-ɡwənt/ literary
a thick substance, usually with a pleasant smell, used to treat skin problems or make the skin soft: She smelled powerfully of bath salts and unguents.
Translations of “unguent”
in Chinese (Traditional) 用於塗抹皮膚的軟膏(通常有芳香氣味)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 用于涂抹皮肤的油膏,通常有芳香味…
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