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BEAR CLAW

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does bear claw mean? 

BEAR CLAW (noun)
  The noun BEAR CLAW has 3 senses:

1. almond-flavored yeast-raised pastry shaped in an irregular semicircle resembling a bear's claw
2. an incised design resembling the claw of a bear; used in Native American pottery
3. claw of a bear; often used in jewelry

  Familiarity information: BEAR CLAW used as a noun is uncommon.


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BEAR CLAW (noun)


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Meaning:

Almond-flavored yeast-raised pastry shaped in an irregular semicircle resembling a bear's claw

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

bear claw; bear paw

Hypernyms ("bear claw" is a kind of...):

coffee roll; sweet roll (any of numerous yeast-raised sweet rolls with our without raisins or nuts or spices or a glaze)


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Meaning:

An incised design resembling the claw of a bear; used in Native American pottery

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("bear claw" is a kind of...):

design; figure; pattern (a decorative or artistic work)


Sense 3bear claw [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Claw of a bear; often used in jewelry

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Hypernyms ("bear claw" is a kind of...):

claw (sharp curved horny process on the toe of a bird or some mammals or reptiles)


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