[ kloh-vuh n-hoo ft, -hooft ]
/ ˈkloʊ vənˈhʊft, -ˈhuft /
having split hoofs, once assumed to represent the halves of a single undivided hoof, as in cattle.
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Also clo·ven-foot·ed [kloh-vuh n-foo t-id] /ˈkloʊ vənˈfʊt ɪd/.
Origin of cloven-hoofed
First recorded in 1640–50
Words nearby cloven-hoofed
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