- a wild swine, Potamochaerus porcus, of southern and eastern Africa, having white facial markings.
Origin of bush pig
First recorded in 1830–40
Also called boschvark.
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- a wild pig, Potamochoerus porcus, inhabiting forests in tropical Africa and Madagascar. It is brown or black, with pale markings on the faceAlso called: boschvark
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