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bushpig

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noun bush·pig \-ˌpig\

Definition of bushpig

  1. :  a wild usually reddish to black pig (Potamochoerus porcus) of forests and scrubland of sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar that has much facial hair, long pointed ears, and a light-colored mane along the top of the neck and back



1840

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1840


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