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noun

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

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Also called boschvark.

Origin of bush pig

First recorded in 1830–40
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British Dictionary definitions for bush pig

bushpig
/ (ˈbʊʃˌpɪɡ) /

noun

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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