Definition of micropig in English:

micropig

Syllabification: mi·cro·pig
Pronunciation: /ˈmīkrōˌpig
 
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noun

  • A pig of a very small, docile, hairless variety, sometimes kept as a pet: micropigs are becoming a popular alternative to a dog or cat and they take just as much work, money, and time
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    • When they returned home, the couple did their research and found there were no micropig breeders in Hull.
    • A micro-pig entrepreneur has gone bust after mistakenly selling customers ordinary baby pigs, which then grew too big.
    • A micropig eats maybe one pound of feed a day, and may weigh 60 pounds fully grown.

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