stout-bodied short-legged omnivorous animals
Any of various omnivorous, even-toed ungulates of the family Suidae.
A contemptible person .
Origin: swin, related to German Schwein, Polish świnia, Russian свинья
any animal of the hog kind, especially one of the domestical species. Swine secrete a large amount of subcutaneous fat, which, when extracted, is known as lard. The male is specifically called boar, the female, sow, and the young, pig. See Hog
Origin: [OE. swin, AS. swn; akin to OFries. & OS. swin, D. zwijn, G. schwein, OHG. swn, Icel. svn, Sw. svin, Dan. sviin, Goth. swein; originally a diminutive corresponding to E. sow. See Sow, n.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
swīn, n.sing. and pl. a well-known quadruped with bristly skin and long snout, fed for its flesh: a pig: pigs collectively.—ns. Swine′herd, a herd or keeper of swine; Swine′-pox, chicken-pox; Swin′ery, a place where pigs are kept; Swine's′-snout, the dandelion; Swine′-stone (same as Stink-stone); Swine′-sty, a pig-sty. [A.S. swín, a pig; Ger. schwein, L. sus, Gr. hys.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Any of various animals that constitute the family Suidae and comprise stout-bodied, short-legged omnivorous mammals with thick skin, usually covered with coarse bristles, a rather long mobile snout, and small tail. Included are the genera Babyrousa, Phacochoerus (wart hogs), and Sus, the latter containing the domestic pig (see SUS SCROFA).
The numerical value of swine in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of swine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of swine in a Sentence
In a nation ruled by swine, all pigs are upward mobile.
It's tough to say whether African swine fever is contained.
There is no outbreak of the African swine fever in Thailand.
For truth is precious and divine Too rich a pearl for carnal swine.
Education is the process of casting false pearls before real swine.
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