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hoofnoun [C]

uk   us   /huːf/ (plural hoofs or hooves)
the hard ​part on the ​bottom of the ​feet of ​animals such as ​horses, ​sheep, and deer
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hoofverb [T]

uk   us   /huːf/ informal
(Definition of hoof from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hoofnoun [C]

 us   /hʊf, huf/ (plural hooves  /hʊvz, huvz/ or hoofs)
the hard ​part of the ​foot of an ​animal such a ​horse
(Definition of hoof from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hoof”
in Korean 발굽…
in Arabic حافِر…
in Malaysian kuku…
in French sabot…
in Russian копыто…
in Chinese (Traditional) (馬、羊、鹿等動物的)蹄…
in Italian zoccolo…
in Turkish toynak…
in Polish kopyto…
in Spanish casco, pezuña…
in Vietnamese móng guốc…
in Portuguese casco, pata (de cavalo)…
in Thai กีบ…
in German der Huf…
in Catalan casc, peülla…
in Japanese (馬などの)ひづめ…
in Chinese (Simplified) (马、羊、鹿等动物的)蹄子…
in Indonesian teracak, kuku kuda…
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