noun, plural un·gues [uhng-gweez] /ˈʌŋ gwiz/.
- a nail, claw, or hoof.
- Botany. the clawlike base of certain petals.
noun plural -gues (-ɡwiːz)
- a nail, claw, or hoof, or the part of the digit giving rise to it
- the clawlike base of certain petals
n. pl. un•gues (-gwēz)
- Any of the thin horny translucent plates covering the upper surface at the end of each finger and toe, consisting of a visible body and a root concealed under a fold of skin; a fingernail or toenail.onyx