talon (plural talons)
- A sharp, hooked claw of a bird of prey or other predatory animal.
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- (zoology) One of certain small prominences on the hind part of the face of an elephant's tooth.
- (architecture) A kind of moulding, concave at the bottom and convex at the top; an ogee. (When the concave part is at the top, it is called an inverted talon.)
- The shoulder of the bolt of a lock on which the key acts to shoot the bolt.
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- In the card game bezique, the remaining stock of undealt cards.
- Genitive singular form of talo.
- Accusative singular form of talo.
From Old French talon (“heel, spur”).
talon m (plural talons)
- heel (part of the foot)
- heel (of footwear)
- spur (sharp implement used to prod a horse)
- (figuratively) the bottom or lower part of something
From Vulgar Latin *talonis, from Latin talus.
talon m (oblique plural talons, nominative singular talons, nominative plural talon)
- (Anatomy) heel (of the foot)
talon m inan
- coupon, voucher
declension of talon
- talom (literary, first-person plural)
- talont (literary, third-person plural)
- (colloquial) first-person plural preterite of talu
- (colloquial) third-person plural preterite of talu
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possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.