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forefoot

[ fawr-foot, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌfʊt, ˈfoʊr- /
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noun, plural fore·feet.
Zoology. one of the front feet of a quadruped, an insect, etc.
Nautical.
  1. the point at which the stem of a hull joins the keel; the forward end of a keel.
  2. a curved member at this point in a wooden hull.
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Origin of forefoot

First recorded in 1325–75, forefoot is from the Middle English word forfot, forefote. See fore-, foot
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British Dictionary definitions for forefoot

forefoot
/ (ˈfɔːˌfʊt) /

noun plural -feet
either of the front feet of a quadruped
nautical the forward end of the keel
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