boar

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noun \ˈbȯr\

Definition of boar

  1. 1 a :  an uncastrated male swine b :  the male of any of several mammals (as a guinea pig)

  2. 2 :  wild boar

boarish

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Origin and Etymology of boar

Middle English bor, from Old English bār; akin to Old High German & Old Saxon bēr boar


First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Mammals Terms


BOAR Defined for English Language Learners

boar

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noun \ˈbȯr\

Definition of boar for English Language Learners

  • : a male pig

  • : a wild pig


BOAR Defined for Kids

boar

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noun \ˈbȯr\

Definition of boar for Students

  1. 1 :  a male pig

  2. 2 :  wild boar


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