claw-foot

noun \ ˈklȯ-ˌfu̇t \

Definition of claw-foot

: a foot (as on a bathtub or piece of furniture) in the shape of a claw

First Known Use of claw-foot

1792

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claw foot

noun

medical Definition of claw foot

: a deformity of the foot characterized by an exaggerated curvature of the longitudinal arch

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