Meaning of cloven-hoofed

clo•ven-hoofed

Pronunciation: (klō'vun hooft', -hft'), [key]
— adj.
  1. having split hoofs, once assumed to represent the halves of a single undivided hoof, as in cattle.
  2. devilish; Satanic.
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