cloven foot

noun

cloven-footed adjective

Word History

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cloven foot was in the 13th century

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Cite this Entry

“Cloven foot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cloven%20foot. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

cloven foot

noun
: a foot (as of a sheep) that has the front part divided into two parts
cloven-footed
ˌklō-vən-ˈfu̇t-əd
adjective

Medical Definition

cloven foot

noun
clo·​ven foot ˌklō-vən- How to pronounce cloven foot (audio)
: a foot (as of a sheep) divided into two parts at its distal extremity
cloven-footed adjective
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