bear claw

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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bear claw

noun
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 
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As you walk through the vast rooms, look for the bear claw marks preserved in stone.
He has a bear claw necklace around his neck, and there is a bow resting across his lap.
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