wild boar

wild boar
Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come; introduced in United States
Syn: ↑boar, ↑Sus scrofa
Hypernyms: ↑swine
Member Holonyms: ↑Sus, ↑genus Sus
Part Meronyms: ↑tusk

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wild boar,
a wild hog of Europe, central and southwestern Asia, and northern Africa, generally considered as the ancestor of the domestic hog.

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n. see boar (sense 1)

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noun, pl ⋯ boars [count]
:boar 2

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ˌwild ˈboar [wild boar] noun
= boar

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