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
an uncastrated male hog
A wild boar (Sus scrofa), the wild ancestor of the domesticated pig.
A male pig.
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.
the uncastrated male of swine; specifically, the wild hog
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bōr, n. the male of swine, or its flesh.—adj. Boar′ish, swinish: brutal.—n. Boar′-spear, a spear used in boar-hunting. [A.S. bár; Dut. beer; Ger. bär.]
The numerical value of boar in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of boar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Basically Kailem wanted to catch a boar, and so a few of us got together to take him out, and another mate filmed more than an hour of video to put together as a DVD for Kailem and his family of the trip.
Javan warty pigs are of a similar body size to European wild boar but are a bit more slender and have longer heads, males have three pairs of enormous warts on their faces. It is these characteristics that have led to them being affectionately labelled as ‘the world’s ugliest pig’ but, certainly to us and our researchers, they are rather beautiful and impressive.
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- verroCatalan, Valencian
- galt, orneDanish
- virporko, porkiĉoEsperanto
- خوک نرPersian
- torcScottish Gaelic
- [[արու]] [[խոզ]]Armenian
- 雄ブタ, 雄豚Japanese
- 멧돼지, 수퇘지Korean
- everzwijn, beer, mannetjesvarkenDutch
- galte, råneNorwegian
- cachaço, barrãoPortuguese
- vier, ver, verrRomansh
- mascur, vierRomanian
- хряк, боров, кабанRussian
- verre, erri, berre, berri, erreSardinian
- galt, vildsvinSwedish
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