warthog

[ wawrt-hawg, -hog ]
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noun
  1. an African wild swine, Phacochoerus aethiopicus, having large tusks and warty protuberances on the face.

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Origin of warthog

1
First recorded in 1830–40; wart + hog

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warthog

/ (ˈwɔːthɒɡ) /


noun
  1. a wild pig, Phacochoerus aethiopicus, of southern and E Africa, having heavy tusks, wartlike protuberances on the face, and a mane of coarse hair

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