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Talon GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Talon GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

/ˈtæl.ən/ (noun)


strong and sharp hooked claw of birds of prey used to catch animals while hunting, hook, pincer, nail, fingernail


A bird’s talons are the sharp, hooked claws at the end of the toes. Birds have one talon on every toe, and they may differ in overall shape, curvature, and thickness depending on how the bird will use its talons and how worn individual talons may be.


Parts of speech

Adjective: taloned

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