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Noun: ointment  oynt-munt
  1. (medicine) semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
    - unction, unguent, balm, salve
  2. Toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
    - cream, emollient

Derived forms: ointments

Type of: curative, cure, remedy, therapeutic, toilet articles, toiletry

Encyclopedia: Ointment