Cloven-hoof

cloven hoof

noun
the figurative indication of Satan or evil temptation.
Also called cloven foot.
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cloven hoof or cloven foot
 
n
1.  the divided hoof of a pig, goat, cow, deer, or related animal, which consists of the two middle digits of the foot
2.  the mark or symbol of Satan
 
cloven foot or cloven foot
 
n
 
cloven-'hoofed or cloven foot
 
adj
 
cloven-'footed or cloven foot
 
adj

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