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cloven hoof

cloven hoof

 
pronunciation:
klo vn hUf
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a hoof or foot divided into two parts by a cleft, characteristic of deer, sheep, and goats; cloven foot.
definition 2: a symbol of the Devil, whose legs are usually depicted as having cleft hooves; cloven foot.
derivation: cloven-hoofed (adj.)