noun (plural ungues /ˈəNGɡwēz/)Zoology
A nail, claw, or fang.
More example sentences
- She grabbed onto my arm roughly, digging her sharp ungues into my flesh.
- Three minutes later the male darted at the female and seized her, using the ungues and the anal forceps.
- Those of the male fore legs have both the ungues serrate.
early 18th century: from Latin.