Definition of Bear paw

1. Noun. Almond-flavored yeast-raised pastry shaped in an irregular semicircle resembling a bear's claw.

Exact synonyms: Bear Claw
Generic synonyms: Coffee Roll, Sweet Roll

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bear Paw

bear down upon
bear false witness
bear fruit
bear hug
bear hugs
bear in mind
bear in with
bear market
bear markets
bear oak
bear off
bear off from
bear on
bear out
bear paw (current term)
bear pit
bear pits
bear spread
bear the scars
bear trap
bear traps
bear up
bear upon
bear walker
bear with
bear witness

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 ..."

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