bear claw
noun Date: 1936 a filled pastry that is cut and fanned to resemble a bear's foot

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  • bear claw — n AmE a ↑pastry filled with fruit, that has a row of long cuts across the top …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Bear claw — A bear claw is a sweet breakfast food, popular chiefly on the West Coast of the United States. It is an almond flavored, yeast raised pastry shaped in a large, irregular semicircle with slices around the outside, evoking the shape of a bear s… …   Wikipedia

  • bear claw — noun 1. almond flavored yeast raised pastry shaped in an irregular semicircle resembling a bear s claw • Syn: ↑bear paw • Hypernyms: ↑sweet roll, ↑coffee roll 2. an incised design resembling the claw of a bear; used in Native American pottery •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bear claw — a sweet, almond flavored breakfast pastry made with yeast dough and shaped in an irregular semicircle resembling a bear s claw. Also called bearpaw. * * * …   Universalium

  • bear claw — noun A large, sweet croissant …   Wiktionary

  • bear claw — noun (C) AmE fruit covered in pastry with long cuts made across the top …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Bear Claw Casino & Hotel — (Kenosee Park,Канада) Категория отеля: Адрес: White Bear First Nations, 13 …   Каталог отелей

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  • bear paw — noun almond flavored yeast raised pastry shaped in an irregular semicircle resembling a bear s claw • Syn: ↑bear claw • Hypernyms: ↑sweet roll, ↑coffee roll …   Useful english dictionary

  • bear — {{11}}bear (n.) O.E. bera bear, from P.Gmc. *beron, lit. the brown (one) (Cf. O.N. björn, M.Du. bere, Du. beer, O.H.G. bero, Ger. Bär), from PIE *bher (3) bright, brown (see BROWN (Cf. brown)). Greek ark …   Etymology dictionary

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