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English definition of “fingernail”

fingernail

noun [C]     /ˈfɪŋ.ɡə.neɪl/ US  /-ɡɚ-/ (also nail)
B2 the hard, slightly curved part that covers and protects the top of the end of a finger : dirty fingernails She had long red fingernails.The hand
(Definition of fingernail noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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