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Definition of "wart-hog" [wart-hog]

  • A swine of the genus Phacochœrus, of which there are several species, the best-known being the halluf of North Africa, P. æliani, and the vlack-vark of South Africa, P. æhiopicus. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "wart-hog" in a sentence
  • "In Xaranna two days earlier, our guides, following tracks in the dirt and the alarm calls of other animals, had impressively led us to a young female leopard; we saw her testing her hunting skills on a wart-hog that was too big and experienced to land in her grasp."
  • "The shot was repeated so many times, and Dan smashed so many bones, that I was afraid we were going to run out of wart-hog (or tapir) skulls."
  • "I saw that it was a big wart-hog, and began to think."