Definition of Bear paw
1. Noun. Almond-flavored yeast-raised pastry shaped in an irregular semicircle resembling a bear's claw.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Bear Paw
Literary usage of Bear paw
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Nez Perce Joseph: An Account of His Ancestors, His Lands, His Confederates by Oliver Otis Howard (1881)
"STEAMER " BENTON." —SAND-BARS. — A TOUGH, COLD RIDE. — SUTHERLAND'S COAT.— WOOD'S BUFFALO. — BEAR-PAW MOUNTAINS. TT was a charming place, on the bank of the ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
"Everywhere in this region are two veins of coal, on top of the Judith River Beds and immediately below the bear paw shales. Above each vein is an oyster bed ..."