from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. 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.
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- n. Indonesian wild pig with enormous curved canine teeth
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And the Babiroussa would have been installed in its cage in the Jardin des Plantes, and have drawn all the curious people of the capital!”