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See also: Talon and talón

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French talon (heel, spur).

PronunciationEdit

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  • Rhymes: -ælən
  • IPA(key): /ˈtælən/

NounEdit

talon (plural talons)

  1. A sharp, hooked claw of a bird of prey or other predatory animal.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)
  2. (zoology) One of certain small prominences on the hind part of the face of an elephant's tooth.
  3. (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.)
  4. The shoulder of the bolt of a lock on which the key acts to shoot the bolt.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Knight to this entry?)
  5. In the card game bezique, the remaining stock of undealt cards.

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Dupaningan AgtaEdit

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

talon

  1. Genitive singular form of talo.
  2. Accusative singular form of talo.

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French talon (heel, spur).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

talon m (plural talons)

  1. heel (part of the foot)
  2. backheel
  3. heel (of footwear)
  4. spur (sharp implement used to prod a horse)
  5. (figuratively) the bottom or lower part of something

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French talon (heel, spur), from Vulgar Latin *talonis, from Latin talus.

NounEdit

talon m (plural talons)

  1. (Jersey, anatomy, etc.) heel

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *talonis, from Latin talus.

NounEdit

talon m (oblique plural talons, nominative singular talons, nominative plural talon)

  1. (Anatomy) heel (of the foot)

DescendantsEdit


PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

talon m inan

  1. coupon, voucher

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WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • talom (literary, first-person plural)
  • talont (literary, third-person plural)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

talon

  1. (colloquial) first-person plural preterite of talu
  2. (colloquial) third-person plural preterite of talu

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
talon dalon nhalon thalon
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.