Cat-s-claw meaning

katsklô
An acacia shrub (Acacia greggii) native to the Southwest and to N Mexico, having spikes of yellow flowers and thorns resembling claws.
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Used other than as an idiom: see cat,‎ claw.
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Any of several species of plant having parts resembling the claw of a cat.
  • Acacia greggii, a tree species native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico.
  • Acacia plumosa, a medicinal plant species native to Brazil.
  • Carpobrotus edulis, or uña de gato (Spanish: "cat's claw"), a plant species in the Aizoaceae family.
  • Dolichandra unguis-cati, or cat's claw creeper, a Central American climbing vine of the Bignoniaceae family.
  • Grevillea alpina, a shrub species native to Australia.
  • Martynia annua, a plant species endemic to Brazil.
  • Mimosa nuttallii (formerly Schrankia nuttalli), a plant native to the Midwestern United States.
  • Uncaria guianensis, a plant species found in Guyana.
  • Uncaria rhynchophylla, a plant species used in traditional Chinese medicine.
  • Uncaria tomentosa, a plant species found in the tropical jungles of South and Central America.
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