Definition of Bushpig

1. a wild African pig [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bushpig

bushless
bushlike
bushlip
bushlips
bushmakinite
bushman
bushman's poison
bushmanship
bushmaster
bushmasters
bushmeat
bushmeats
bushmen
bushment
bushments
bushpig (current term)
bushpigs
bushranger
bushrangers
bushranging
bushrangings
bushshrike
bushshrikes
bushtit
bushtits
bushtucker
bushveld
bushvelds
bushveldt
bushwa

Literary usage of Bushpig

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1. Central African Game and Its Spoor by Chauncy Hugh Stigand, Denis D. Lyell (1906)
"The bushpig is a reddish colour, whereas the warthog is dark and looks almost black at a ... The bushpig, as its name would imply, frequents bush country, ..."

2. Wild Game in Zambezia by Reginald Charles Fulke Maugham (1914)
"1 am informed that some few years ago a new form of bushpig was suddenly identified and named after its doubtless gratified discoverer, as the difference ..."

3. Evolution of the Plio-Pleistocene African Suidae by James Michael Harris, Timothy D. White (1979)
"Resembles hypertrophied version of bushpig flange (cf. Cooke and Ewer, 1972: p. 194). Female specimens unknown. ..."

4. Reading with Meaning: Teaching Comprehension in the Primary Grades by Debbie Miller (2002)
"... I read aloud the first few pages, thinking aloud about the meanings of words like baobab, Limpopo, and bushpig. On the page with the baobab tree, I say, ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"... Burchell's zebra, warthog, bushpig, lion, leopard, and hippos are abundant ; while elephant, black rhinoceros, ..."

6. Annual Report of the New York Zoological Society by New York Zoological Society (1913)
"Dapper wrote of three different kinds of "pigs," one of which is easily recognized as the bushpig, ..."

7. Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookedited by Charles Morris edited by Charles Morris (1921)
"... the bush- ness'), a town in Linlithgowshire, Scot- •""•'•'"•» «чл. nog or bushpig of land, with good docks, and a large trade Africa ..."

8. Exploration and Hunting in Central Africa 1895-96 by Alfred St. Hill Gibbons (1898)
"... and—though I cannot speak with absolute certainty in the case of this latter—the bushpig are not to be met with north of the Kwando-Zambezi ..."

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