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claw

claw

 
 
pronunciation:
klaw
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a thin, sharp, curved nail on the foot of an animal.
The cat scratched me with its claws.
 
similar words:
nail
definition 2: a part that looks or acts like a claw.
Use the claw of the hammer to pull out the nails.
similar words:
arm, hook
derivations: clawless (adj.), clawer (n.)
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