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(klō′vən-ho͝oft′, -ho͞oft′, -ho͝ovd′, -ho͞ovd′)
1. Having cloven hooves, as deer or cattle do.
2. Satanic; devilish.
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1. having split hoofs, as in cattle.
2. devilish; Satanic.
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Adj.1.cloven-hoofed - of or relating to the cloven feet of ruminants or swine
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This follows the banned movement of all cloven-hoofed animals and their products within and out of the Zambezi Region after an outbreak of FMD was confirmed on 14 August.
Cloven-hoofed animals especially cattle, pigs, sheep and goats are susceptible to FMD.
'The ban of importation of live cloven-hoofed animals and their products at Sikwane Border Post is one of those measures.
Our hikes help me stay fit enough to keep up with my very fit dogs and fine-tune our communication and relationship so they are keen to stay with me--no matter what long-eared, cloven-hoofed, or flapping and feathered temptations might jump up and run or fly away under their noses!
It affects cloven-hoofed animals, including cattle, buffalo, camels, sheep, goats, deer and pigs, and is prevalent in springtime.
FMD is an infectious viral disease which sometimes emerges as fatal and affects cloven-hoofed animals, both domestic and wild.
The FMD is a viral infectious disease that spreads between cloven-hoofed animals such as cattle, sheep and pigs.
KARACHI -- Sindh Minister for Livestock and Fisheries Mohammad Ali Malkani inaugurated the second phase of booster dose of vaccine for Foot and Mouth disease among cattle, sheep, goats and other cloven-hoofed ruminants at Veterinary Hospital Landhi Cattle Colony here Saturday.
The FMD is an infectious and sometimes fatal viral disease that affects cloven-hoofed animals, including domestic and wild ones.
Should she materializenot exactly a certainty, as the Mishnah teaches us mankind was only blessed with seven such animals throughout history, the first having been spotted by Moses himselfthe red heifer would take us a few cloven-hoofed steps closer to redemption, making it a little bit easier to rebuild the Temple.
Take this rope and knife and vial, and find a bristly, cloven-hoofed beast.