forefoot

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

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English forfot, forefote. See fore-, foot

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forefoot (ˈfɔːˌfʊt)
 
n , pl -feet
1.  either of the front feet of a quadruped
2.  nautical the forward end of the keel

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The claws on the forefeet are typically sharper than those on the hind feet.
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