cloven hoof


cloven hoof

noun

: a foot of some animals (such as sheep, goats, or cows) that is divided into two parts

Full Definition of CLOVEN HOOF

1
:  a foot (as of a sheep) divided into two parts at its distal extremity
2
[from the traditional representation of Satan as cloven-hoofed] :  the sign of devilish character
clo·ven–hoofed \ˈklō-vən-ˌhft, -ˌhüft, -ˌhvd, -ˌhüvd\ adjective

First Known Use of CLOVEN HOOF

1611

cloven hoof

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CLOVEN HOOF

clo·ven–hoofed \-ˈhft, -ˈhüft, -ˈhvd, -ˈhüvd\ adjective

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