variants: or mule-footed \ ˈ⸗¦⸗⸗ \

Definition of mule-foot

 (Entry 1 of 3)

1 of a cloven-hoofed animal : having a solid rather than a cleft hoof a mule-foot hog a mule-foot calf
2 of a horse : having a foot with small frog, upright hoof wall, and high heel like that of a mule


noun (1)

Definition of mule-foot (Entry 2 of 3)

1 plural mule-feet : a mule-foot hoof
2 plural mule-foots : a mule-foot animal

mule foot

noun (2)
plural mule foots

Definition of mule foot (Entry 3 of 3)


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History and Etymology for mule-foot


mule entry 1 + foot or footed

Noun (2)

mule entry 1 + foot; from the shape of the shell

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“Mule-foot.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 8 December 2019.

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