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Definition of "unguentum" [unguentum]

  • An ointment; an unguent. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "unguentum" in a sentence
  • "Ointments, alablastritum, unguentum populeum, simple or mixed with opium."
  • "If the bone seems to be well consolidated, it should be rubbed with an ointment of _dialthea_ or the _unguentum marciation_, after which the splints and bandage are to be reapplied."
  • "As a rule, the fistula is dilated by a tent of alder-pith, mandragora, briony or gentian, the lining membrane destroyed by an ointment of quick-lime or even the actual cautery, and the wound then dressed with egg-albumen followed by the _unguentum viride_."