noun wart·hog \ˈwrt-ˌhg, -ˌhäg\

: a type of wild hog that lives in Africa

Full Definition of WARTHOG

:  a wild African hog (Phacochoerus aethiopicus) that has large protruding tusks and in the male two pairs of rough warty excrescences on the face and that is sometimes placed in two separate species (P. aethiopicus and P. africanus)

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