Definition of Sus scrofa

1. Noun. Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come; introduced in United States.

Exact synonyms: Boar, Wild Boar
Terms within: Tusk
Generic synonyms: Swine
Group relationships: Genus Sus, Sus



2. Noun. Domestic swine.
Exact synonyms: Grunter, Hog, Pig, Squealer
Generic synonyms: Swine
Group relationships: Genus Sus, Sus
Specialized synonyms: Porker
Terms within: Trotter, Porc, Pork
Terms within: Lard
Derivative terms: Grunt, Pig, Pig, Piglet, Squeal

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sus Scrofa

Suriname
Suriname River
Surinamer
Surinamese
Surinamese monetary unit
Surinameses
Surmontil
Surnia
Surnia ulula
Surtsey
Surtseyan
Surya
Sus
Sus.
Sus scrofa (current term)
Susa
Susah
Susan
Susan Anthony
Susan B. Anthony
Susan B Anthony dollar
Susan Brownell Anthony
Susan Sontag
Susanna
Susannah
Susanne
Susanoo
Susheela
Susian

Literary usage of Sus scrofa

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1. The Peccary--with Observations on the Introduction of Pigs to the New World by R. A. Donkin (1985)
"Pigs (Sus scrofa domestica) in the New World. Pigs in the New World (map 6) Pigs (Sus scrofa domestica) were among the first domesticated animals to be ..."

2. An introduction to the osteology of the mammalia: Being the Substance of the by William Henry Flower (1876)
"Dorsal surface of right tarsus of Pig (Sus scrofa), 3. of Red Deer (Cervus elaphus), \. towards the ruminating sections of the order in the reduction of the ..."

3. Essays and Observations on Natural History, Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology by John Hunter, Richard Owen (1861)
"THE COMMON HOG [Sus scrofa, Linn.4]. Loose Notes on a Hog. At the entrance of the oesophagus of the common hog, the stomach » [Hunt. Preps. Nos. ..."

4. A Manual of organic materia medica: Being a Guide to Materia Medica of the by John Michael Maisch (1885)
"Sus scrofa, Linné. Class, Mammalia. Order, Pachydermata. Habitat.—Domesticated. Production.—The fat attached to the mesentery, omentum, and kidneys is ..."

5. Scientific Papers and Addresses by George Rolleston, Edward Burnett Tylor (1884)
"... as we now see it, from Sus scrofa and its progeny, I am inclined to think that sub-equality, if not actual equality, between the malar and the orbital ..."

6. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"The Sus Indica of Pallas, Sus scrofa of other naturalists, the common wild boar, ... The Sus scrofa group or breed is known as the Chinese breed, ..."

7. Harvard Psychological Studies by Harvard Psychological Laboratory (1915)
"A STUDY OF THE BEHAVIOR OF THE PIG Sus scrofa BY THE MULTIPLE CHOICE METHOD ROBERT M. YERKES AND CHARLES A. COBURN The Harvard Psychological Laboratory and ..."

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