Phacochoerus

noun
Phac·​o·​choe·​rus | \ -kēr- \
plural -s

Definition of Phacochoerus

: 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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History and Etymology for Phacochoerus

New Latin, from phac- + -choerus

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“Phacochoerus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Phacochoerus. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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