wild boar


noun

a wild Old World swine, Sus scrofa, from which most of the domestic hogs are believed to be derived.

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Origin of wild boar

First recorded in 1475–85

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British Dictionary definitions for wild boar

wild boar

noun

a wild pig, Sus scrofa, of parts of Europe and central Asia, having a pale grey to black coat, thin legs, a narrow body, and prominent tusks
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