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  • noun A large, sweet pastry filled with raisins and spices

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  • noun an incised design resembling the claw of a bear; used in Native American pottery
  • noun almond-flavored yeast-raised pastry shaped in an irregular semicircle resembling a bear's claw
  • noun claw of a bear; often used in jewelry


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  • It saddens me to report that my paws, at least at this time, do not contain almond paste or raisins. They must be the exception that proves the rule.

    October 6, 2008

  • Amygdalate mitts or no?

    October 5, 2008

  • ...well?

    October 5, 2008

  • "Bear claws often contain almond paste or raisins."

    *stares at paws*

    *licks one*

    October 5, 2008

  • Not made from bears? :-(((

    October 5, 2008

  • A bear claw is a sweet breakfast food, popular in the United States. It is an almond-flavored, yeast-raised pastry shaped in a large, irregular semicircle with slices around the outside, evoking the shape of a bear's claw. Bear claws often contain almond paste or raisins.


    February 2, 2008