A wild boar (Sus scrofa), the wild ancestor of the domesticated pig. (noun)
A male pig. (noun)
Examples of word boar
It seems that the boar is the most frightening creature in the swamp, even moreso than the alligator.
A great want of one part of the animal world has consisted in the desire of the exclusive possession of the females; and these have acquired weapons to combat each other for this purpose, as the very thick shield-like horny skin on the shoulder of the boar is a defence only against animals of his own species, who strike obliquely upwards, nor are his tushes for other purposes, except to defend himself, as he is not naturally
The wild boar is often called "the poor man's grizzly bear", and the last thing you need to worry about is destroying too much meat.
Hurry, the boar is coming over on the crocodiles, too.
F â€” and I were over the hedge and wading through the flax swamp before we saw that our game was bagged; indeed, we did not know he was dead, and approached him with the greatest caution, for a wounded boar is about the most dangerous animal to attack.