noun combining form -choe·rus \ˈkirəs, ˈkēr-\

Definition of -choerus

  1. :  pig :  piglike animal —in generic names in zoology Hydrochoerus

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Origin and Etymology of -choerus

New Latin, from Greek choiros pig; akin to Latin horrēre to bristle — more at horror

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