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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

First recorded in 1830–40; wart + hog
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Related Words for warthog

swine, boar, piglet, sow, razorback, shoat, porker, piggy, warthog

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warthog

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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