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A wild pig (Sus scrofa) of Eurasia and northern Africa, having dark dense bristles and four tusks in the male. It is the ancestor of the domestic swine.
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(Animals) a wild pig, Sus scrofa, of parts of Europe and central Asia, having a pale grey to black coat, thin legs, a narrow body, and prominent tusks
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a wild Old World swine, Sus scrofa, the ancestor of domestic breeds of hogs.
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|Noun||1.||wild boar - 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
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