Texas catclaw

noun

Definition of Texas catclaw

: a tall shrub or small to large tree (Acacia wrightii) with many short spines and dense foliage that yields firewood and is a locally important honey plant in parts of the southwestern U.S.

called also tree cat's-claw

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“Texas catclaw.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Texas%20catclaw. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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