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English definition of “unguent”

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.Toiletry and perfumes
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