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English definition of “cloven”

cloven

adjective uk   /ˈkləʊ.vən/ us    /ˈkloʊ-/
describes something, especially an animal's hoof, that is divided into two parts: The devil was painted with horns and cloven hoofs.

cloven

verb uk   /ˈkləʊ.vən/ us    /ˈkloʊ-/
past participle of cleave
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