forefoot

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noun fore·foot \ˈfȯr-ˌfu̇t\

Definition of forefoot

  1. 1a :  one of the anterior feet especially of a quadrupedb :  the front part of the human foot; also :  the front part of a shoe

  2. 2 :  the forward part of a ship where the stem and keel meet

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First Known Use of forefoot

14th century


FOREFOOT Defined for English Language Learners

forefoot

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Definition of forefoot for English Language Learners

  • : either one of the front feet of a four-footed animal


FOREFOOT Defined for Kids

forefoot

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noun fore·foot \ˈfȯr-ˌfu̇t\

Definition of forefoot for Students

plural

forefeet

\-ˌfēt\
  1. :  one of the front feet of an animal with four feet


Medical Dictionary

forefoot

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noun fore·foot \-ˌfu̇t\

Medical Definition of forefoot

  1. 1:  one of the anterior feet especially of a quadruped

  2. 2:  the front part of the human foot



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