uña de gato

uña de ga·​to | \ ˈüyədāˈgä(ˌ)tō \

Definition of uña de gato

: any of various shrubs or trees of the southwestern U.S. and Spanish America having sharp recurved prickles or thorns especially : cat's-claw

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History and Etymology for uña de gato

American Spanish, literally, cat's claw

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“Uña de gato.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/u%C3%B1a%20de%20gato. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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