Associations to the word «Talon»


TALON, noun. A sharp, hooked claw of a bird of prey or other predatory animal.
TALON, noun. (zoology) One of certain small prominences on the hind part of the face of an elephant's tooth.
TALON, noun. (architecture) A kind of moulding, concave at the bottom and convex at the top; an ogee. (When the concave part is at the top, it is called an inverted talon.)
TALON, noun. The shoulder of the bolt of a lock on which the key acts to shoot the bolt.
TALON, noun. In the card game bezique, the remaining stock of undealt cards.

Dictionary definition

TALON, noun. A sharp hooked claw especially on a bird of prey.

Wise words

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