Meaning of “cloven” in the English Dictionary

"cloven" in British English

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uk /ˈkləʊ.vən/ us /ˈkloʊ.vən/

used to describe something, especially an animal's hoof, that is divided into two parts:

The devil was painted with horns and cloven hoofs.


uk /ˈkləʊ.vən/ us /ˈkloʊ.vən/

past participle of cleave

(Definition of “cloven” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)