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boar

an animal
Not to be confused with:
boor – a peasant; a course, rude person: He is such a boor that I never invite him.
bore – to drill; a wearisome person; past tense of bear: She bore her pain without complaining.
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boar

 (bôr)
n.
1. The wild boar.
2.
a. An uncastrated male pig.
b. The adult male of any of several mammals, such as a badger, raccoon, or guinea pig.

[Middle English bor, from Old English bār.]
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boar

(bɔː)
n
1. (Animals) an uncastrated male pig
2. (Animals) See wild boar
[Old English bār; related to Old High German bēr]
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boar

(bɔr, boʊr)

n.
1. an uncastrated male swine.
[before 1000; Middle English boor, Old English bār; c. Middle Dutch beer, Old High German bêr]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boar - Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine comeboar - Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come; introduced in United States
tusk - a long pointed tooth specialized for fighting or digging; especially in an elephant or walrus or hog
swine - stout-bodied short-legged omnivorous animals
genus Sus, Sus - type genus of the Suidae
2.boar - an uncastrated male hog
swine - stout-bodied short-legged omnivorous animals
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boar

noun
Related words
collective noun sounder
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Translations
خَنْزيرٌ ذَكَر
verro
divočákkanec
vildsvinvildsvineorne
metssiga
karjuvillisika
vepar
vaddisznóvadkan
gölturvilligölturvillisvín
kuilysšernas
kuilisvepris
dzikknur
diviak
merjasec
galtvildsvin
erkek domuzyaban domuzu

boar

[bɔːʳ] N (= male pig) → cerdo m, verraco m
wild boarjabalí m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

boar

[ˈbɔːr] nsanglier m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

boar

n (= male pig)Eber m; (wild) → Keiler m; boar’s headSchweinskopf m
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boar

[bɔːʳ] n (male pig) → verro; (wild boar) → cinghiale m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

boar

(boː) noun
a male pig (especially the wild variety).
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The 7 1/8-inch recurve blade is built to provide an economically sound underhand thrust that goes through boar shields easily, and the handle is large enough for the biggest hands, but designed to fit smaller hands as well.