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Babirussa

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Babˊi-rous′sa

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Babˊi-rus′sa

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Noun.
[F.
babiroussa
, fr. Malay
bābī
hog +
rūsa
deer.]
(Zool.)
A large hoglike quadruped (
Sus babirussa
, syn.
Porcus babirussa
) of the East Indies, sometimes domesticated; the Indian hog. Its upper canine teeth or tusks are large and recurved.

Definition 2022


babirussa

babirussa

English

Noun

babirussa (plural babirussas)

  1. Alternative form of babiroussa

Finnish

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: ba‧bi‧rus‧sa

Noun

babirussa

  1. babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa)

Declension

Inflection of babirussa (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative babirussa babirussat
genitive babirussan babirussien
partitive babirussaa babirussia
illative babirussaan babirussiin
singular plural
nominative babirussa babirussat
accusative nom. babirussa babirussat
gen. babirussan
genitive babirussan babirussien
babirussainrare
partitive babirussaa babirussia
inessive babirussassa babirussissa
elative babirussasta babirussista
illative babirussaan babirussiin
adessive babirussalla babirussilla
ablative babirussalta babirussilta
allative babirussalle babirussille
essive babirussana babirussina
translative babirussaksi babirussiksi
instructive babirussin
abessive babirussatta babirussitta
comitative babirussineen

Synonyms


Italian

Etymology

From French babiroussa, from Malay babi rusa (babiroussa, deer hog).

Noun

babirussa m (invariable)

  1. babiroussa