swine

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swine

noun \ˈswīn\

: a very bad person

plural swine

Full Definition of SWINE

1
:  any of various stout-bodied short-legged omnivorous artiodactyl mammals (family Suidae) with a thick bristly skin and a long flexible snout; especially :  a domesticated one descended from the wild boar
2
:  a contemptible person

Examples of SWINE

  1. <you really are a swine—you have no sense of decency at all!>

Origin of SWINE

Middle English, from Old English swīn; akin to Old High German swīn swine, Latin sus — more at sow
First Known Use: before 12th century

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swine

noun \ˈswīn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SWINE

: any of various stout-bodied short-legged mammals (family Suidae) with a thick bristly skin and a long mobile snout; especially : a domesticated member of a species (Sus scrofa) that occurs wild in the Old World

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