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  • v. To anoint, especially a monarch or other patriarchal leader.
  • v. To lubricate.

Etymologies

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First appears in Middle English circa 1425, derived from Latin unctus ("anointed") and related terms. Ayurvedic sense is one of several competing translations of Sanskrit snehana.

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