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claw

(klaw),
A sharp, slender, usually curved nail on the toe of an animal.
[L. clavus, a nail]
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claw

(klô)
n.
1. A sharp, curved, horny structure at the end of a toe of a vertebrate animal.
2.
a. A chela or similar pincerlike structure on the end of a limb of a crustacean or arachnid.
b. One of one or more small curved structures at the tip of an appendage of an invertebrate, especially an insect or other arthropod.
c. A limb terminating in such a structure.
tr. & intr.v. clawed, clawing, claws
To scratch, dig, tear, or pull with the claws or fingernails.

clawed adj.
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