Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To pare off, as nails, the hoof, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To pare off, as nails, the hoof, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To pare off the nails or hoofs of; deprive of nails or hoofs.

Etymologies

Latin exungulare to lose the hoof, ex out, from + ungula. See ungula. (Wiktionary)

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