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warthog

[wawrt-hawg, -hog] /ˈwɔrtˌhɔg, -ˌhɒg/
noun
1.
an African wild swine, Phacochoerus aethiopicus, having large tusks and warty protuberances on the face.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; wart + hog
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British Dictionary definitions for wart hog

warthog

/ˈwɔːthɒɡ/
noun
1.
a wild pig, Phacochoerus aethiopicus, of southern and E Africa, having heavy tusks, wartlike protuberances on the face, and a mane of coarse hair
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