cloven foot

noun

Definition of cloven foot

cloven-footed

play \ˈklō-vən-ˌfu̇-təd\ adjective

First Known Use of cloven foot

13th century


Medical Dictionary

cloven foot

noun clo·ven foot \ ˌklō-vən- \

medical Definition of cloven foot

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

cloven-footed

play \-ˈfu̇t-əd\ adjective

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