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Webster 1913 Edition


Boar

Boar

(bōr)
,
Noun.
[OE.
bar
,
bor
,
bore
, AS.
bār
; akin to OHG.
pēr
, MHG.
bēr
, G.
bär
, boar (but not
bär
bear), and perh. Russ.
borov’
boar.]
(Zool.)
The uncastrated male of swine; specifically, the wild hog.

Webster 1828 Edition


Boar

BOAR

,
Noun.
[L. aper, and verres.] The male of swine not castrated.

Definition 2021


Boar

Boar

See also: boar, boâr, and -boar

Saterland Frisian

Noun

Boar m

  1. (zoology) bear

boar

boar

See also: Boar, boâr, and -boar

English

Sus scrofa (1)

Noun

boar (plural boars)

  1. A wild boar (Sus scrofa), the wild ancestor of the domesticated pig.
  2. A male pig.

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Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

boar m (definite singular boaren, indefinite plural boarar, definite plural boarane)

  1. Boer

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Romanian

Alternative forms

  • bouar

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin bovārius or boārius, from Latin bōs. Compare French bouvier, Italian boaro, Portuguese boieiro, Spanish boyero.

Noun

boar m (plural boari)

  1. cowherd

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West Frisian

Noun

boar c

  1. drill, bore

Yola

Noun

boar

  1. hedgehog

References

  • J. Poole W. Barnes, A Glossary, with Some Pieces of Verse, of the Old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy (1867)