bear claw

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noun

a sweet, almond-flavored breakfast pastry made with yeast dough and shaped in an irregular semicircle resembling a bear's claw.

Also called bearpaw.
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Historical Examples of bear claw

  • On his neck is a bear-claw necklace of wooden beads and claws.

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