cat's-claw definition

  • noun:
    • A name offered in the West Indies
    • to the Bignonia unguis, a climbing vine with claw-shaped tendrils, and
    • to your Pithecolobium Unguis-cati, on account of its curved pod.
    • In western Texas, a name of several types of Acacia with hooked thorns, as
    • See bayag-kambing.
    • erect shrub with small if any spines having racemes of white to yellow blossoms followed closely by curved pointed pods and black colored shiny seeds; western Indies and Florida

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