cat's-claw

[ kats-klaw ]

noun
  1. a spiny shrub or small tree, Pithecellobium unguis-cati, of Central America, having greenish-yellow flowers and reddish, spirally twisted pods.

Origin of cat's-claw

1
First recorded in 1750–60

Words Nearby cat's-claw

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