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ointment XIV. alt., after †oint vb. (XIV), of earlier †oi(g)nement (XIII) — OF. oignement :- popL. *unguimentum, f. L. unguentum UNGUENT; see -MENT.

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ointment

oint·ment / ˈointmənt/ • n. a smooth oily preparation that is rubbed on the skin for medicinal purposes or as a cosmetic.

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ointment

ointment (oint-mĕnt) n. a greasy preparation, which may or may not contain a medication, applied to the skin or mucous membranes.

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