from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An uncastrated male pig.
- n. The adult male of any of several mammals, such as the beaver, raccoon, or guinea pig.
- n. The wild boar.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A wild boar (Sus scrofa), the wild ancestor of the domesticated pig.
- n. A male pig.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The uncastrated male of swine; specifically, the wild hog.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The male of swine (not castrated).
- n. A military engine used in the middle ages.
- n. Same as halluf.
- Male: as, a boar squirrel.
- Obsolete spelling of bore, bore.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an uncastrated male hog
- n. Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come; introduced in United States
Middle English bor, from Old English bār.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Middle English boor, from Old English bār, from Proto-Germanic *baizaz (compare Dutch beer, dialectal German Bär), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰoidʰ-s-o (compare Lithuanian baĩsas 'terrible apparition', Old Church Slavonic бѣсъ (bĕsĭ) 'demon'), enlargement of *bʰoidʰ-. More at bad. (Wiktionary)