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talonnoun [C]

uk   /ˈtæl.ən/ us   /ˈtæl.ən/
a sharp nail on the foot of a bird that it uses when hunting animals
(Definition of talon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"talon" in American English

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talonnoun [C usually pl]

us   /ˈtæl·ən/
a sharp nail on the foot of a bird that it uses esp. when hunting animals
(Definition of talon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"talon" in Business English

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talonnoun [C]

uk   /ˈtælən/ us   FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a form that comes with some types of bond, that can be used to order new coupons (= part that is separated from a paper bond when interest is paid to the bond owner) when the original coupons are gone: The bonds are in the denominations of £1,000, £10,000 and £500,000 each with coupons and one talon (if appropriate) attached on issue.
(Definition of talon from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “talon”
in Korean 발톱…
in Arabic مَخلب…
in Malaysian cakar…
in French serre…
in Russian коготь…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指猛禽的)爪…
in Italian artiglio…
in Turkish pençe tırnağı, pençe…
in Polish szpon, pazur…
in Spanish garra…
in Vietnamese móng, vuốt…
in Portuguese garra…
in Thai เล็บของสัตว์…
in German die Klaue…
in Catalan urpa…
in Japanese (鳥の)かぎ爪…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指猛禽的)爪…
in Indonesian cakar…
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