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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

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

clo·ven–hoofed play \ˈklō-vən-ˌhu̇ft, -ˌhüft, -ˌhu̇vd, -ˌhüvd\ adjective

1611

First Known Use of cloven hoof

1611


Medical Dictionary

cloven hoof

noun

Medical Definition of cloven hoof

    clo·ven–hoofed \-ˈhu̇ft, -ˈhüft, -ˈhu̇vd, -ˈhüvd\play play adjective




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