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  • Some believe the name may derive from the Latin word sus (pig) and rhynchos (nose), as evidently pigs were in the habit of grubbing at their roots.

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  • Rhynchos = transliteration of Gk ῥύγχος into Latin and English.

    May 11, 2015

  • Greek Nose, snout, beaklike.

    July 9, 2008