Definition of bush pig in English:

bush pig

Syllabification: bush pig
(also African bush pig)


A wild pig native to the forests and savannas of Africa and Madagascar.
  • Potamochoerus porcus and P. larvatus, family Suidae
More example sentences
  • In addition to its star gorillas, Bwindi is host to elephant, bush pig, giant forest hog and over 300 species of birds including rare forest birds.
  • Certain prey like bush pig and warthog, with their razor-sharp tusks, are handled differently from the horned and kicking antelopes.
  • Perhaps it was a bush pig that would grunt and snuffle away when it spotted her.

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