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"talon" in British English

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talonnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtæl.ən/
a ​sharpnail on the ​foot of a ​bird that it uses when ​huntinganimals
(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 ​sharpnail on the ​foot of a ​bird that it uses esp. when ​huntinganimals
(Definition of talon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"talon" in Business English

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talonnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtælən/ 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 ​paperbond when ​interest is ​paid to the ​bondowner) when the ​originalcoupons 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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