Hoof vs Pes - What's the difference?

hoof | pes |


As nouns the difference between hoof and pes

is that hoof is the tip of a toe of an ungulate such as a horse, ox or deer, strengthened by a thick keratin covering while pes is the foot of a human.

As a verb hoof

is to trample with hooves.

hoof

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • The tip of a toe of an ungulate such as a horse, ox or deer, strengthened by a thick keratin covering.
  • (slang) The human foot.
  • (geometry, dated) An ungula.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To trample with hooves.
  • (colloquial) To walk.
  • (informal) To dance, especially as a professional.
  • (colloquial, football, transitive) to kick, especially to kick the football a long way downfield with little accuracy.
  • Synonyms

    * (to kick)

    pes

    English

    Noun

    (pedes)
  • the foot of a human
  • the hoof of a quadruped
  • clubfoot or talipes
  • Anagrams

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