warthog


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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
References in periodicals archive ?
Warthog HD Reamers--Tools for smaller units have 2 3/4-inch shafts available in diameters of 8 to 18 inches.
Corgatelli, of Boise, Idaho, also boasts about targeting a kudu, an impala, a wildebeest and a warthog during her killing spree in the Kruger National Park, South Africa.
When a warthog was introduced, the zebra became protective and when the gazelle injured himself, the zebra moved to block humans trying to help.
The zoo's curator of mammals Tim Rowlands said: "We waited quite some time for our first warthog family and then, wouldn't you know it, both of our females give birth within a matter of weeks.
The Senate panel backed the administration on some personnel benefits and a 1 percent pay raise for the military, while breaking with the administration by sparing the A-10 Warthog close-support plane and an aircraft carrier.
He then meets a warthog in Durban that is about to be released into the wild, before feeding and preening a chick at a vulture conservation project near Johannesburg.
Regarding the September story, "Fight to Keep A-10 Warthog in Air Force Inventory Reaches End Game," I am a taxpayer, not an aviator, so I have a bit of a dispassionate view of this issue.
The final moments of an ill-fated warthog have been captured on film by tourists on safari on the African savannah.
Large game species consists of Kudu, Oryx and Red Hartebeest while small game species consists of Springbok and Warthog.
The area had earlier been cordoned off by Scimitar Mk2 armoured vehicles equipped with 30mm cannons, Warthog all-terrain troop carriers armed with .
Poor Simba is overwhelmed by guilt - inflamed by Scar's cruel words - and he flees his homeland, finally collapsing in the jungle where he befriends the eccentric double-act of neurotic meerkat Timon (Nathan Lane) and flatulent warthog Pumbaa (Ernie Sabella).
But as C4's new documentary series, Fighting On The Frontline discovers, these days they travel by Warthog.