hog·​gas·​ter | \ ˈhȯgəstə(r), ˈhäg- \
plural -s

Definition of hoggaster

1 archaic : a boar in its third year
2 archaic : hog sense 2a

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First Known Use of hoggaster

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for hoggaster

Middle English hogaster, from hogge hog + Latin -aster (diminutive suffix)

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“Hoggaster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hoggaster. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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