cloven-hoofed


cloven-hoofed
adjective
of or relating to the cloven feet of ruminants or swine
Syn: ↑cloven-footed
Pertains to noun: ↑cloven foot (for: ↑cloven-footed), ↑cloven hoof

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adjective

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/kloh"veuhn hooft", -hoohft"/, adj.
1. having split hoofs, once assumed to represent the halves of a single undivided hoof, as in cattle.
Also, cloven-footed /kloh"veuhn foot"id/.
[1640-50]

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cloven-footˈed or cloven-hoofedˈ adjective
Having the hoof divided, as does the ox or sheep
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Main Entry:cloven

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