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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.]

boar

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

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]
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

boar

noun
Related words
collective noun sounder
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

boar

[ˈbɔːr] nsanglier m

boar

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

boar

[bɔːʳ] n (male pig) → verro; (wild boar) → cinghiale m

boar

(boː) noun
a male pig (especially the wild variety).
References in periodicals archive ?
In addition, some endogenous substances such as androstenone and skatole presented in adipose tissue of some entire males are the major causes of boar taint, (Doran et al.
Efficiency of different selection strategies against boar taint in pigs.
Even with castration, boar taint is a problem for Canadian producers.
Although these factors produce significant importance to its progressive elimination in swine production, problems associated with boar taint, still are successfully solved by the adoption of the surgical castration.
Photoperiodic effects on pubertal maturation of spermatogenesis, pituitary responsiveness to exogenous GnRH, and expression of boar taint in crossbred boars.
Though animal welfare campaigners in some countries are against castration, it is being practiced in other countries where consumers dislike the offensive odour and flavour of boar taint [4].
Marketing director John Howard added that this year the Danes were introducing pain relief for the castration of piglets carried out to eliminate boar taint --a musty taste that sometimes occurs in pork.
Boar taint (bor tant) The odor of pork that is harvested from an adult boar.
She then continued her education, ending up doing a PhD investigating the genetic background of boar taint.
A lot of butchers won't take male meat unless they have been castrated and our local abattoir won't take males because of boar taint fears.