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Main Entry: 1hoof
Pronunciation: primarystresshudotf, primarystresshüf
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural hooves /primarystresshudotvz, primarystresshüvz /; or hoofs
1 : a covering of horn that protects the front of or encloses the ends of the toes of some mammals (as horses, oxen, and pigs) and that corresponds to a nail or claw
2 : a hoofed foot especially of a horse
- hoofed /primarystresshudotft, primarystresshüft, primarystresshudotvd, primarystresshüvd/ adjective
- on the hoof : LIVING 1a <meat animals bought on the hoof>

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