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cloven hoof

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cloven hoof, cloven footnoun

    the mark of Satan

  2. cloven foot, cloven hoofnoun

    a hoof divided into two parts at its distal extremity (as of ruminants or swine)

Wiktionary

  1. cloven hoofnoun

    A divided hoof, as on bovine animals.

  2. cloven hoofnoun

    The mark of the Devil.

Wikipedia

  1. Cloven hoof

    A cloven hoof, cleft hoof, divided hoof or split hoof is a hoof split into two toes. This is found on members of the mammalian order Artiodactyla. Examples of mammals that possess this type of hoof are cattle, deer, pigs, antelopes, gazelles, goats and sheep. In folklore and popular culture, a cloven hoof has long been associated with the Devil. The two digits of cloven-hooved animals are homologous to the third and fourth fingers of the hand. They are called claws and are named for their relative location on the foot: the outer, or lateral, claw and the inner, or medial claw. The space between the two claws is called the interdigital cleft; the area of skin is called the interdigital skin. The hard outer covering of the hoof is called the hoof wall or horn. It is a hard surface, similar to the human fingernail.The almost finger-like dexterity available to cloven-hooved mammals such as mountain goats and wild sheep combined with a hard outer shell and soft and flexible inner pads provides excellent traction in their precarious habitats.

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  1. cloven hoof

    A cloven hoof is a hoof split into two distinct toes or sections, typically seen in animals such as cattle, deer, pigs, and goats. This feature is particularly common in mammals classified as artiodactyls or even-toed ungulates. The cloven hoof is adapted for various forms of locomotion and often associated with the ability to efficiently graze or browse for food.

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  1. Cloven hoof

    A cloven hoof is a hoof split into two toes. This is found on members of the mammalian order Artiodactyla. Examples of mammals that possess this type of hoof are deer and sheep. In folklore and popular culture, a cloven hoof has long been associated with the Devil. The two digits of cloven hoofed animals are homologous to the third and fourth fingers of the hand. They are called claws and are named for their relative location on the foot: the outer, or lateral, claw and the inner, or medial claw. The space between the two claws is called the interdigital cleft; the area of skin is called the interdigital skin. The hard outer covering of the hoof is called the hoof wall, or horn. It is a hard surface, similar to the human fingernail. The almost finger-like dexterity available to cloven hoofed mammals like the Mountain Goat and Mountain Sheep combined with a hard outer shell and soft and flexible inner pads provide excellent traction in their precarious habitats.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cloven hoof in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cloven hoof in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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