boneen

noun bo·neen \bäˈnēn, bəˈ-\

Definition of boneen

plural

-s

Irish

  1. :  a young pig

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Origin and Etymology of boneen

Irish Gaelic banabhin, diminutive of banbh, from Old Irish banb; akin to obsolete Welsh banw young pig, Breton bano sow with a litter, Old Cornish baneu sow


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