from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The thin, horny, transparent plate covering the upper surface of the end of a finger.
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- n. The hard, flat translucent covering near the tip of a human finger, useful for scratching and fine manipulation
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the nail at the end of a finger
finger + nail (Wiktionary)