Meaning of “paw” - Learner’s Dictionary

paw

noun [ C ] uk us /pɔː/

B2 the foot of certain animals, such as cats and dogs

paw ( also paw at) verb [ T ]

to touch something with a paw:

I could hear the dog pawing at the door.

(Definition of “paw” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)