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- n. Alternative form of babiroussa.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The East Indian wild hog or horned hog.
- n. [capitalized] A genus of setiferous pachydermatous ungulate quadrupeds, of the order Artiodactyla, or even-toed ungulates, and family Suidæ, containing only the babirussa.
- n. Also spelled babyrussa, babyroussa.
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- n. Indonesian wild pig with enormous curved canine teeth
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But the most striking character of the babirussa is to be found in its tusks.
The babirussa inhabits marshy thickets and forests; and is hunted for its flesh -- which is highly prized both by the natives and foreigners.
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A good English dictionary includes, for example, such exotic words as babirussa (or babiroussa), a wild hog of the East Indies also known as staghog; peccary (or pecari), a nocturnal gregarious wild swine of the genus Tayyassu which is native to the western hemisphere; wart-hog, an African wild hog of the genus Phacochoerus; boshvark