cloven-hoofed


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clo·ven-hoofed

(klō′vən-ho͝oft′, -ho͞oft′, -ho͝ovd′, -ho͞ovd′)
adj.
1. Having cloven hooves, as deer or cattle do.
2. Satanic; devilish.

clo′ven-hoofed′



adj.
1. having split hoofs, as in cattle.
2. devilish; Satanic.
[1640–50]
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Adj.1.cloven-hoofed - of or relating to the cloven feet of ruminants or swine
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FMD is a highly contagious disease of cloven-hoofed animals including cattle, sheep, goats and wild ungulates," Shaikh Khalifa said.
But one of my most memorable journeys was an early spring hike across a mountain meadow in central Spain covered in purple and yellow crocuses poking through the retreating snow, the only blemish, patches of bare earth where some cloven-hoofed wild animal had been busy feasting on the plants.
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Rinderpest is a contagious viral disease affecting several species of wild and domestic cloven-hoofed animals and the term was coined in order to correctly reflect the devastation the disease brings to hit domestic and wild animal populations, people's livelihoods and consequently, on entire local or national economies.
Foot-and-mouth disease is a contagious and sometimes fatal virus that affects cloven-hoofed animals, including domestic and wild species within the family Bovidae.
Some important physical characteristics suggested the fossil fragments were part of a large tibia, the main lower-leg bone in mammals, and that they belonged to the group of cloven-hoofed animals known as arteriodactyls, which includes cows, pigs and camels.
OkE-an BaE-oy-lu, a member of the surface study team, stated that they had also discovered the remains of a fossilized elephant and a cloven-hoofed animal during the course of their study.
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