Meaning of “talon” in the English Dictionary

"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)