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wart·hog

also wart hog  (wôrt′hôg′, -hŏg′)
n.
Either of two wild African hogs (Phacochoerus africanus or P. aethiopicus), having two pairs of curved tusks and wartlike growths on the face.

warthog

(ˈwɔːthɒɡ)
n
(Animals) a wild pig, Phacochoerus aethiopicus, of southern and E Africa, having heavy tusks, wartlike protuberances on the face, and a mane of coarse hair

wart•hog

(ˈwɔrtˌhɔg, -ˌhɒg)

n.
a wild African swine, Phacochoerus aethiopicus, having large tusks and facial outgrowths.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.warthog - African wild swine with warty protuberances on the face and large protruding tuskswarthog - African wild swine with warty protuberances on the face and large protruding tusks
swine - stout-bodied short-legged omnivorous animals
Translations

warthog

[ˈwɔːthɒg] Njabalí m verrugoso, facochero m

warthog

[ˈwɔːrthɒg] nphacochère m

warthog

nWarzenschwein nt

warthog

[ˈwɔːtˌhɒg] nfacocero
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