having claws (sometimes used in combination): sharp-clawed.

1250–1300; Middle English claued. See claw, -ed3

unclawed, adjective
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Word Origin & History

O.E. clawu, from P.Gmc. *klawo, from PIE *g(e)l-eu- from base *gel- "to make round, clench." The verb is from O.E. clawian.
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claw   (klô)  Pronunciation Key 
  1. A sharp, curved nail at the end of a toe of a mammal, reptile, or bird.

  2. A pincer, as of a lobster or crab, used for grasping.

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