agnail


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ag·nail

 (ăg′nāl′)
n.
1. A hangnail.
2. A painful sore or swelling around a fingernail or toenail.

[Middle English angnail, corn, from Old English angnægl : ang-, painful; see angh- in Indo-European roots + nægl, peg, nail; see nail.]

agnail

(ˈæɡˌneɪl)
n
another name for hangnail
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.agnail - a loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernailagnail - a loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernail; tearing it produces a painful sore that is easily infected
cutis, skin, tegument - a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
Translations

agnail

nNiednagel m