Definition of unctio
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LNS
unctiō, unctiōnis
ungo
noun (f., 3rd declension)
  1. a besmearing. anointing
  2. an ointment, unguent
Abbreviations
unctio, ōnis, f. ungo, a besmearing. anointing. Lit.: sudatoriae, Plaut. Stich. 1, 3, 73: cottidiana, Col. 12, 53, 3. philosophorum omnes unctionis causā relinquunt, i. e. to go and anoint themselves for wrestling in the palaestra, Cic. de Or. 2, 5, 21; Quint. 11, 3, 19.

— Transf., an ointment, unguent: ita ut unctio inarescat, Plin. 28, 11, 47, ยง 171.
 
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