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cloven hoof

noun

Simple Definition of cloven hoof

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cloven hoof

  1. 1 :  a foot (as of a sheep) divided into two parts at its distal extremity

  2. 2 [from the traditional representation of Satan as cloven-hoofed] :  the sign of devilish character

cloven–hoofed

play \ˈklō-vən-ˌhu̇ft, -ˌhüft, -ˌhu̇vd, -ˌhüvd\ adjective

1611

First Known Use of cloven hoof

1611


CLOVEN HOOF Defined for Kids

cloven hoof

noun

Definition of cloven hoof for Students

  1. :  a hoof (as of a sheep or cow) with the front part divided into two sections




Medical Dictionary

cloven hoof

noun

Medical Definition of cloven hoof

cloven–hoofed

\-ˈhu̇ft, -ˈhüft, -ˈhu̇vd, -ˈhüvd\play play adjective



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