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Related to claw: Cat's Claw, bear claw, claw toe

claw

1. a curved pointed horny process on the end of each digit in birds, some reptiles, and certain mammals
2. a corresponding structure in some invertebrates, such as the pincer of a crab
3. Botany the narrow basal part of certain petals and sepals

claw

[klȯ]
(anatomy)
A sharp, slender, curved nail on the toe of an animal, such as a bird.
(design engineering)
A fork for removing nails or spikes.
(invertebrate zoology)
A sharp-curved process on the tip of the limb of an insect.
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Caption: This claw can close around a jellyfish or squid without harming it.
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Do not approach claw trimming when your cat is agitated.
The shrimp uses a specially adapted front claw to batter its opponents.
and the future he spreads with the claw's rusty teeth,
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