noun Phac·o·choe·rus

Definition of Phacochoerus



  1. :  a genus of mammals that comprises the warthogs and was formerly made the type of a separate family but is now placed in the family Suidae near the genus Sus

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Origin and Etymology of phacochoerus

New Latin, from phac- + -choerus

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to cast off or become cast off

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