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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.
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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
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wart•hog

(ˈwɔrtˌhɔg, -ˌhɒg)

n.
a wild African swine, Phacochoerus aethiopicus, having large tusks and facial outgrowths.
[1830–40]
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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
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Translations

warthog

[ˈwɔːthɒg] Njabalí m verrugoso, facochero m
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warthog

[ˈwɔːrthɒg] nphacochère m
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warthog

nWarzenschwein nt
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warthog

[ˈwɔːtˌhɒg] nfacocero
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References in periodicals archive ?
The protected areas support a rich diversity of ungulates and potential prey including blue wildebeest Connochaetes taurinus, common warthog Phacochoerus africanus, greater kudu Tragelaphus strepsiceros, impala Aepyceros melampus, nyala Tragelaphus angasii, plains zebra Equus quagga and waterbuck Kobus ellipsiprymnus.
New reports have suggested greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) and common warthog (Phacochoerus africanus) as potential wildlife reservoirs of bovine tuberculosis (4).
In Africa, where ASF is widespread, the virus causes long-term, persistent infections--but no clinical manifestation of disease--in warthogs (Phacochoerus africanus) and bushpigs (Potamochoerus porcus) (1).