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.

Nearby words

  1. beanshooter,
  2. beanstalk,
  3. bear,
  4. bear a grudge,
  5. bear animalcule,
  6. bear down,
  7. bear fruit,
  8. bear garden,
  9. bear grass,
  10. bear hug

Also called bearpaw.

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Examples from the Web for bear claw

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

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