What does babirusa mean?

Definitions for babirusaˌbæb əˈru sə, ˌbɑ bə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. babirusa, babiroussa, babirussa, Babyrousa Babyrussa(noun)

    Indonesian wild pig with enormous curved canine teeth


  1. babirusa(Noun)

    Any of several mammals in the genus Babyrousa in the pig family Suidae, in which the upper tusk grows upward.


  1. Babirusa

    The babirusas are a genus, Babyrousa, in the pig family found in Wallacea, or specifically the Indonesian islands of Sulawesi, Togian, Sula and Buru. All members of this genus were considered part of a single species until 2002, the babirusa, B. babyrussa, but following the split into several species, this scientific name is restricted to the Buru babirusa from Buru and Sula, whereas the best-known species, the north Sulawesi babirusa, is named B. celebensis. If a babirusa does not grind its tusks, they can eventually keep growing so as to penetrate the animal's own skull.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of babirusa in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of babirusa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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Translations for babirusa

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Hirscheber, Babirusa, männlicher Hirscheber, weiblicher HirscheberGerman
  • babirusidino, babiruso, virbabirusido, virbabiruso, babirusido, babirusinoEsperanto
  • babiroussaFrench
  • babarúsaIrish
  • babirussaItalian
  • babi rusaMalay

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