Pronunciation: (man'i-kyoor"), [key]
—n., v., -cured, -cur•ing.
1. a cosmetic treatment of the hands and fingernails, including trimming and polishing of the nails and removing cuticles.
2. a manicurist.
1. to take care of (the hands and fingernails); apply manicure treatment to.
2. to trim or cut meticulously: to manicure a lawn.
to give a manicure.
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