genus Sus


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Related to genus Sus: boar, Wild swine
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Noun1.genus Sus - type genus of the Suidaegenus Sus - type genus of the Suidae    
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Suidae, Suidae - pigs; hogs; boars
pig, squealer, Sus scrofa, grunter, hog - domestic swine
piggy, piglet, shoat, shote - a young pig
boar, Sus scrofa, wild boar - Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come; introduced in United States
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Some species of the genus Sus interbreed, so they may not be technically distinct species.