- an African wild swine, Phacochoerus aethiopicus, having large tusks and warty protuberances on the face.
Origin of warthog
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Further, the Air Force official poured some cold water on the legacy of the Warthog—despite its popularity with the ground troops.
Thus far, Congress has prevented the service from putting the Warthog out to pasture.
The Air Force, the official said, does not “hate” the Warthog as many critics have charged.
Proponents of the Warthog, however, argue that the ageing plane has no equal in supporting troops on the ground.
But out of the long grass shot a warthog, her tail antennae-straight, with piglets scuttling behind.Walking With Wildebeests: Exploring the Serengeti on Foot
July 9, 2013
One shudders to think of the mental humiliation that is daily experienced by the warthog and the mandrill.
And, having killed a jabberwock, and found it fat and nice, he thought he'd eat according to the warthog's sage advice.Rippling Rhymes
- 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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