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bush pig

  1. a wild swine, Potamochaerus porcus, of southern and eastern Africa, having white facial markings.
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Origin of bush pig

First recorded in 1830–40
Also called boschvark.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • Both the bush-pig and the wart-hog are plentiful in the bush veld, and on the slopes of the eastern mountains.

    The African Colony

    John Buchan