bearpaw

bearpaw

[bair-paw]
noun Chiefly Canadian.
1.
a small, almost round snowshoe used on steep or rocky terrain.
3.
a round horseshoe.

Origin:
1775–85; bear2 + paw

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bear's-paw

[bairz-paw]
noun
a clam of the genus Hippopus, having a ridged, white shell with purplish-red spots.
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