noun, plural swine.
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Origin of swine
OTHER WORDS FROM swineswinelike, adjective
Words nearby swine
Example sentences from the Web for swine
Pigs can catch both bird and human influenza, in addition to swine flu.Gene editing has made pigs immune to a deadly epidemic|Katie McLean|December 11, 2020|MIT Technology Review
During that period, Sinovac gained approvals to sell influenza, avian flu and swine flu vaccines in China.As China nears a coronavirus vaccine, bribery cloud hangs over drugmaker Sinovac|Eva Dou|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
Because the swine flu was not nearly as lethal as the novel coronavirus, there was not nearly as much need to halt its spread.Vice presidential debate: Highlights and fact-checks|Colby Itkowitz, Anne Gearan, Matt Viser, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|October 8, 2020|Washington Post
Based in Australia, the company is proud of a history that spans from its early use of plasma to beat diphtheria a century ago to helping develop the swine flu vaccine a decade ago.Foreign Masks, Fear and a Fake Certification: Staff at CSL Plasma Say Conditions at Donation Centers Aren’t Safe|by J. David McSwane|September 21, 2020|ProPublica
In 2009, the WHO was accused of acting too early in declaring swine flu a pandemic, in part over concerns it had been pressured by pharmaceutical companies.Explainer: What Donald Trump’s Funding Cuts To WHO Mean For The World|LGBTQ-Editor|April 15, 2020|No Straight News
Gerald Ford and the swine flu pandemic that never happened in 1976 is a cautionary tale that government action can backfire.
At “Iowa Swine Day” in 2013 he was voted the most effective speaker.
Reuters hedline: “Deadly swine virus sweeps U.S.” Disease is called porcine epidemic diarrhea.
In southern states like Texas, backyard encounters with feral swine have become routine.
Everyone in the mountains knew Hadji Murad, and how he slew the Russian swine.The Chechen Grievance: Tolstoy’s ‘Hadji Murad’ After Boston|Benjamin Lytal|April 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
That dwell in sepulchres, and sleep in the temple of idols: that eat swine's flesh, and profane broth is in their vessels.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
There are only four characters, to be sure, but 322 they are such a troop of swine!The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
This saying reminds us of that of our great Master: "Cast not your pearls before swine."Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
Howbeit one place is there wherein would I never seek for such a man 62 as thou, and that is in the swine-sty.
Cattle and swine were raised in countless numbers, the former more for draft purposes and the products of the dairy than for beef.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
British Dictionary definitions for swine
Derived forms of swineswinelike, adjectiveswinish, adjectiveswinishly, adverbswinishness, noun
Word Origin for swine
Idioms and Phrases with swine
see cast pearls before swine.