babirusa

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noun bab·i·ru·sa \ˌba-bə-ˈrü-sə, ˌbä-\

Definition of babirusa

  1. :  a large wild swine (Babyrousa babyrussa) of Indonesia

Origin and Etymology of babirusa

Malay, from babi pig + rusa deer


First Known Use: 1673


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