A sharp, hooked nail, as of a beast or bird.
- A sharp, curved, horny structure at the end of a toe of a mammal, reptile, or bird.
- A chela or similar pincerlike structure on the end of a limb of a crustacean or other arthropod.
- A limb terminating in such a structure.
- Something, such as the cleft end of a hammerhead, that resembles a claw.
- Botany The narrowed, stalklike basal part of certain petals or sepals.
- To scratch, dig, tear, or pull with or as if with claws.