devil's claw

devil's claw


Definition of DEVIL'S CLAW

:  any of several herbs (genus Proboscidea syn. Martynia of the family Martyniaceae) of the southwestern United States and Mexico that have edible pods yielding a black sewing material used in basket making

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First Known Use of DEVIL'S CLAW

circa 1900


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