bushpig

(redirected from Potamochoerus larvatus)

bush·pig

or bush pig  (bo͝osh′pĭg′)
n.
1. A wild pig (Potamochoerus larvatus) of central and eastern Africa, having a brownish shaggy coat, a light-colored mane, and tufts of hair on the ears.
2. bush pig The red river hog.

[Translation of Afrikaans bosvark : bos, bush + vark, pig.]

bushpig

(ˈbʊʃˌpɪɡ)
n
(Animals) a wild pig, Potamochoerus porcus, inhabiting forests in tropical Africa and Madagascar. It is brown or black, with pale markings on the face. Also called: boschvark