Pronunciation: (ung-gwik'ye-lit, -lāt"), [key]
1. bearing or resembling a nail or claw.
2. Zool.belonging or pertaining to the former superorder Unguiculata, comprising mammals having nails or claws, as distinguished from hoofs.
3. Bot.having a clawlike base, as certain petals.
an unguiculate animal.
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