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manicure (n.)

1873, "one who professionally treats hands and fingernails," from French manicure, literally "the care of the hands and fingernails," from Latin manus "hand" (from PIE root *man- (2) "hand") + cura "care" (see cure (n.1)). Meaning "treatment and care of the hands and fingernails" is attested by 1887.

manicure (v.)

"apply manicure treatment to, care for (the hands and fingernails)," 1885, from manicure (n.). Related: Manicured; manicuring.

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Definitions of manicure
1
manicure (v.)
trim carefully and neatly;
manicure fingernails
manicure (v.)
care for (one's hand) by cutting and shaping the nails, etc.;
2
manicure (n.)
professional care for the hands and fingernails;
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