Definition of micropig in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmīkrōˌpiɡ/


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
More example sentences
  • A rare 'micropig' has been discovered in a Drylaw garden.
  • Does anyone know of a farm/animal sanctuary that may take care of a young Micropig?
  • He was supposed to be a micropig - no more than a few inches long and cuter than a kitten.

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Syllabification: mi·cro·pig

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