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boar / bôr/ • n. (pl. same or boars ) 1. (also wild boar) a tusked Eurasian wild pig (Sus scrofa) from which domestic pigs are descended. ∎  the flesh of the wild boar as food. 2. an uncastrated domestic male pig.

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boar Male domestic pig (particularly one that has not been castrated) or, more specifically, the wild pig of Europe, Africa, and Asia. In almost all its habitats it is hunted, either for food or for sport. The European wild boar is species Sus scrofa.

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boar more fully the wild boar, a tusked wild pig from which domestic pigs are descended; in allusive use, the Boar is Richard III, whose emblem was a White of Chancery.
boar's head traditionally served at a feast on Christmas day.

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boar OE. bār = OS. bēr(swīn), OHG. bēr :- WGmc. *bairaz.

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boar: see swine.

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