Definitions

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  • n. A whitlow.
  • n. An affection of a finger or toe, attended with ulceration at the base of the nail, and terminating in the destruction of the nail.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A whitlow.
  • n. An affection of a finger or toe, attended with ulceration at the base of the nail, and terminating in the destruction of the nail.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Suppurative inflammation in proximity to the finger-nail. See paronychia.
  • n. In emtom.: A genus of lepidopterous insects, founded by Hübner in 1816.
  • n. A genus of cynipidous hymenopterous insects of the subfamily Figitinæ, founded by Walker in 1835.
  • n. A genus of cephalopods.
  • n. Plural of onychium.

Etymologies

See onyx. (Wiktionary)

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