cat's claw

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Acacia greggii, a tree species native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

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cat's clawUsed other than as an idiom: see cat, claw.
cat's clawAny 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 MexicoAcacia plumosa, a medicinal plant species native to BrazilCarpobrotus edulis, or uña de gato (Spanish: "cat's claw"), a plant species in the Aizoaceae familyDolichandra unguis-cati, or cat's claw creeper, a Central American climbing vine of the Bignoniaceae familyGrevillea alpina, a shrub species native to AustraliaMartynia annua, a plant species endemic to BrazilMimosa nuttallii (formerly Schrankia nuttalli), a plant native to the Midwestern United StatesUncaria guianensis, a plant species found in GuyanaUncaria rhynchophylla, a plant species used in traditional Chinese medicineUncaria tomentosa, a plant species found in the tropical jungles of South and Central America
cat's clawAcacia plumosa, a medicinal plant species native to Brazil
cat's clawCarpobrotus edulis, or uña de gato (Spanish: "cat's claw"), a plant species in the Aizoaceae family
cat's clawDolichandra unguis-cati, or cat's claw creeper, a Central American climbing vine of the Bignoniaceae family
cat's clawGrevillea alpina, a shrub species native to Australia
cat's clawMartynia annua, a plant species endemic to Brazil
cat's clawMimosa nuttallii (formerly Schrankia nuttalli), a plant native to the Midwestern United States
cat's clawUncaria guianensis, a plant species found in Guyana
cat's clawUncaria rhynchophylla, a plant species used in traditional Chinese medicine
cat's clawUncaria tomentosa, a plant species found in the tropical jungles of South and Central America
cat's clawbayag-kambing
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