talon

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tal·on

 (tăl′ən)
n.
1.
a. The claw of a bird of prey.
b. The similar claw of a predatory animal.
2. Something similar to or suggestive of an animal's claw.
3. The part of a lock that the key presses in order to shoot the bolt.
4. Games The part of the deck of cards in certain card games left on the table after the deal.
5. Architecture An ogee molding.

[Middle English taloun, from Old French talon, heel, from Vulgar Latin *tālō, tālōn-, from Latin tālus, ankle.]

talon

(ˈtælən)
n
1. (Zoology) a sharply hooked claw, esp of a bird of prey
2. anything resembling a bird's claw
3. the part of a lock that the key presses on when it is turned
4. (Card Games) cards the pile of cards left after the deal
5. (Architecture) architect another name for ogee
6. (Stock Exchange) stock exchange a printed slip attached to some bearer bonds to enable the holder to apply for a new sheet of coupons
[C14: from Old French: heel, from Latin tālus heel]
ˈtaloned adj

tal•on

(ˈtæl ən)

n.
1. a claw, esp. of a bird of prey.
2. the shoulder on the bolt of a lock against which the key presses in sliding the bolt.
3. the cards left over after the deal.
[1350–1400; Middle English taloun < Anglo-French; Old French talon < Vulgar Latin *tālōnem, acc. of *tālō, for Latin tālus heel]
tal′oned, adj.

tal·on

(tăl′ən)
A sharp, curved claw on the foot of a bird or other animal such as a lizard, used for seizing and tearing prey.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.talon - a sharp hooked claw especially on a bird of preytalon - a sharp hooked claw especially on a bird of prey
bird's foot - the foot of a bird
claw - sharp curved horny process on the toe of a bird or some mammals or reptiles
Translations
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kynsi
kló
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yırtıcı kuş pençesi

talon

[ˈtælən] Ngarra f

talon

[ˈtælən] n [bird of prey] → serre f

talon

nKralle f, → Klaue f; (fig, of person) → Kralle f

talon

[ˈtælən] nartiglio

talon

(ˈtӕlən) noun
the claw of a bird of prey.

tal·on

n. talón, parte posterior de un diente molar.
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Tennis toe or jogger's toe, talon noir (black heels), tache noir (black palms), dystrophic nails and auricular hematomas are trauma induced cutaneous lesions seen with different sporting activities such as running, tennis, golf, basketball and wrestling.
The diagnosis is calcaneal petechiae or talon noir.