Definitions for boarbɔr, boʊr

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

boarbɔr, boʊr(n.)

  1. an uncastrated male swine.

    Category: Mammals

  2. Category: Mammals

    Ref: wild boar.

Origin of boar:

bef. 1000; ME boor, OE bār; c. MD beer, OHG bêr

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wild boar, boar, Sus scrofa(noun)

    Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come; introduced in United States

  2. boar(noun)

    an uncastrated male hog

Wiktionary

  1. boar(Noun)

    A wild boar (Sus scrofa), the wild ancestor of the domesticated pig.

  2. boar(Noun)

    A male pig.

  3. Origin: boor, from bar, from baizaz (compare beer, German dialect Bär), from bʰoidʰ-s-o (compare baisas 'terrible apparition', бѣсъ 'demon'), enlargement of -. More at bad.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Boar(noun)

    the uncastrated male of swine; specifically, the wild hog


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

boar(noun)

a male pig (especially the wild variety).

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