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Meaning of cat's-claw

cat's-claw

Pronunciation: (kats'klô"), [key]
— n.
  1. a spiny shrub or small tree, Pithecellobium unguis-cati, of Central America, having greenish-yellow flowers and reddish, spirally twisted pods.
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