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  Words related to claw

Related / Similar Words: chela, nipper, pincer, hook

 

Definition:
  • a bird''s foot that has claws;
  • sharp curved horny process on the toe of a bird or some mammals or reptiles;
  • a structure like a pincer on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods;
  • a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something;
  • attack as if with claws; "The politician clawed his rival";
  • clutch as if in panic; "She clawed the doorknob";
  • scratch, scrape, pull, or dig with claws or nails;
  • move as if by clawing, seizing, or digging; "They clawed their way to the top of the mountain";

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    Hyponyms: bear claw, talon, anchor, ground tackle, pothook, tenterhook, clapperclaw

     

    Part Meronyms: crustacean, coat hanger, clothes hanger, dress hanger, grapnel, grapple, grappler, grappling hook, grappling iron

     

    Derivational Morphology: pinch, squeeze, twinge, tweet, nip, twitch, hook, chela, nipper, pincer

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: kandža   Croatian: kandža  
    Danish: klo   Dutch: klauw  
    Finnish: kynsi   German: Klaue  
    Greek: νύχι   Portuguese: garra  
    Slovene: krempelj  
     
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