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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wild boar, boar, Sus scrofanoun

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

  2. boarnoun

    an uncastrated male hog


  1. boarnoun

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

    Etymology: 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.

  2. boarnoun

    A male pig.

    Etymology: 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. Boarnoun

    the uncastrated male of swine; specifically, the wild hog

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Boar

    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.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of boar in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of boar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of boar in a Sentence

  1. Johanna Rode-Margono:

    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.

  2. Zhang Hanwen:

    Remarkably for 30 million years, the entire first half of proboscidean evolution, only two of the eight groups evolved, most proboscideans over this time were nondescript herbivores ranging from the size of a pug to that of a boar. A few species got as big as a hippo, yet these lineages were evolutionary dead-ends. They all bore little resemblance to elephants.

  3. Glenn McEwan:

    It is amazing what the human being can do. There are extraordinary people doing extraordinary things, ... We are humbled to have been a part of it. Returning the Wild Boar soccer team safely into the arms of their loved ones is the good news of the year.

  4. Mathew Amor:

    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.

  5. Oscar Nilsson:

    He wears the skin from a wild boar, we can see from how the human skulls and animal jaws were found that they clearly meant a big deal in their cultural and religious beliefs.

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