Definition of Devil's claw

1. Noun. Annual of southern United States to Mexico having large whitish or yellowish flowers mottled with purple and a long curving beak.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Devil's Claw

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devil's advocate
devil's advocates
devil's apples
devil's cigar
devil's claw
devil's coach-horse
devil's coach-horses
devil's darning-needle
devil's darning needle
devil's fig
devil's flax
devil's food
devil's food cake
devil's food cakes
devil's grip
devil's hand
devil's milk
devil's own
devil's proof

Literary usage of Devil's claw

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1. American Notes and Queries edited by William Shepard Walsh, Henry Collins Walsh, William H. Garrison, Samuel R. Harris (1890)
"... an envenomed tropical nettle is called Dei'iFs leaf; ground-ivy in England is known as Devi?s candlesticks ; Devil ' s claw is a kind of moss. ..."

2. Modern Marine Engineering by Harry George Cisin (1921)
"Devil,s claw, to remove pieces of clinker. Lazy bar, placed across furnace front to rest slice bar or large hoe on. Pricker bar, used with lazy bar to open ..."

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