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hoof

noun [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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hoof

verb [T] uk   us   /huːf/ informal
to kick a ball: The defender hoofed the ball up the field.
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in Arabic حافِر…
in Korean 발굽…
in Malaysian kuku…
in French sabot…
in Turkish toynak…
in Italian zoccolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) (馬、羊、鹿等動物的)蹄…
in Russian копыто…
in Polish kopyto…
in Vietnamese móng guốc…
in Spanish casco, pezuña…
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 Indonesian teracak, kuku kuda…
in Chinese (Simplified) (马、羊、鹿等动物的)蹄子…
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