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Byers plans to serve wild boar, duck, homemade hot dogs and other handheld fare at the fest.
The drawing features wild American animals: a bear, moose, boar and others and uses the blue background and white stars of the American flag as a backdrop for the night sky.
Vaccines against swine fever in wild boar, Lyme disease in rodents and tuberculosis in badgers are under development.
The target of this particular pursuit was a wild boar.
For Christmas, her son took his children to Tennessee for wild-boar hunting.
In the beautiful hill town, Paul succumbs to Brunello, savory mushrooms and wild boar with fennel.
A wild boar charged at children at a playground in Vienna, then hid in shrubbery next to an apartment house before being shot by police.
The method was traditionally used on deer and boar, but Botha reportedly turned it against bigger, fiercer creatures.
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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 centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of boar for English Language Learners
: a male pig
: a wild pig
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