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hoof

hoof

 
 
pronunciation:
hUf
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part of speech: noun
inflections: hoofs, hooves
definition 1: the hard, tough covering on the feet of certain mammals such as horses, pigs, and deer.
We could see the tracks made by the horse's hooves on the dirt road.
definition 2: the entire foot of such mammals.
derivation: hooflike (adj.)
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