wild boar

noun
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of wild boar

:an Old World wild hog (Sus scrofa) from which most domestic swine have been derived

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First Known Use of wild boar

13th century


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wild boar

noun

Definition of wild boar for Students

:a wild pig of Europe and Asia that is the ancestor of the domestic pig


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