potbellied pig

noun

Definition of potbellied pig

: any of a breed of small pigs originating in southeastern Asia and having a straight tail, potbelly, swayback, and black, white, or black and white coat

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1961

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Definition of potbellied pig for English Language Learners

  • : a small pig with a large belly and usually a black or white coat


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