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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
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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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