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unguĭcŭlus , i, m. dim. unguis,
I.a finger-nail: “integritas unguiculorum omnium,Cic. Fin. 5, 27, 80; Plaut. Ep. 5, 1, 17; Sen. Q. N. 6, 2, 5.—Prov.: a teneris unguiculis, a transl. of the Gr. ἐξ ἁπαλῶν ὀνύχων, from early infancy, from childhood, Cic. Fam. 1, 6, 2 (for which: “de tenero ungui,Hor. C. 3, 6, 24): ex unguiculis (= ἐξ ὀνύχων), from the very finger-tips, i. e. through and through, Plaut. Stich. 5, 5, 20; App. M. 10, p. 249, 11.
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