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English noun: unguent

1. unguent (artifact) semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation


Synonymsbalm, ointment, salve, unction


Broader (hypernym)curative, cure, remedy, therapeutic


Narrower (hyponym)arnica, baby oil, balsam, carron oil, cerate, chrism, chrisom, holy oil, lip balm, mentholated salve, mercurial ointment, sacramental oil, zinc ointment


Substance holonymlanolin, wool fat, wool grease


Domain categorymedical specialty, medicine









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