wart hog

wart hog
wart hog
n.
a wild African hog (Phacochoerus aethiopicus) having a broad, flat face, very large, incurved tusks, and conical warts on the cheeks between the eyes and tusks: also warthog n.

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  • wart hog — n. a wild African hog (Phacochoerus aethiopicus) having a broad, flat face, very large, incurved tusks, and conical warts on the cheeks between the eyes and tusks: also warthog n. * * * …   Universalium

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