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Wordnet 3.0


1. (used of hooves) split, divided;
- Example: "bisulcate hoof"
[syn: cloven, bisulcate]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cloven \Clo"ven\ (kl[=o]"v'n), p. p. & a. from Cleave, v. t. [1913 Webster] To show the cloven foot or To show the cloven hoof, to reveal a devilish character, or betray an evil purpose, notwithstanding disguises, -- Satan being represented dramatically and symbolically as having cloven hoofs. [1913 Webster] Cloven-footed
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cleave \Cleave\ (kl[=e]v), v. t. [imp. Cleft (kl[e^]ft), Clave (kl[=a]v, Obs.), Clove (kl[=o]v, Obsolescent); p. p. Cleft, Cleaved (kl[=e]vd) or Cloven (kl[=o]"v'n); p. pr. & vb. n. Cleaving.] [OE. cleoven, cleven, AS. cle['o]fan; akin to OS. klioban, D. klooven, G. klieben, Icel. klj[=u]fa, Sw. klyfva, Dan. kl["o]ve and prob. to Gr. gly`fein to carve, L. glubere to peel. Cf. Cleft.] 1. To part or divide by force; to split or rive; to cut. [1913 Webster] O Hamlet, thou hast cleft my heart in twain. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To part or open naturally; to divide. [1913 Webster] Every beast that parteth the hoof, and cleaveth the cleft into two claws. --Deut. xiv. 6. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cloven adj 1: (used of hooves) split, divided; "bisulcate hoof" [syn: cloven, bisulcate]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

40 Moby Thesaurus words for "cloven": bifurcated, bisected, branched, branching, chinky, cleft, cracked, cut, dehiscent, dichotomous, dimidiate, divided, fissured, fissury, forked, forking, gaping, gappy, halved, in pieces, in shreds, lacerate, lacerated, mangled, mutilated, quartered, ragged, ramified, rent, rift, rimose, rimulose, riven, severed, shredded, slit, splintered, split, tattered, torn