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Today's Word "unguent"

A salve for sores on

Published in Vocabulary

unguent \UNG-gwuhnt\ (noun) - A salve for sores, burns, or the like; an ointment.

"Mara quickly smoothed a sweet smelling unguent over Tallis' burns and his pain from them was much lessened."

 

Unguent comes from Latin unguentum, from unguere, "to anoint."


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