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porker

[ pawr-ker, pohr- ]
/ ˈpɔr kər, ˈpoʊr- /
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noun

a pig, especially one being fattened for its meat.

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Origin of porker

First recorded in 1635–45; pork + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for porker

porker
/ (ˈpɔːkə) /

noun

a pig, esp a young one weighing between 40 and 67 kg, fattened to provide meat such as pork chops
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