WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
boar /bɔr/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Mammalsa male pig kept for breeding.
  2. Mammalsa wild Old World swine.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
boar  (bôr, bōr),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Mammalsthe uncastrated male swine.
  2. MammalsSee  wild boar. 

  1. Dialect Terms[South Midland and Southern U.S.](of animals) male, esp. full-grown:a boar cat.
  • WGmc *baira-, perh. akin to Welsh baedd
  • bef. 1000; Middle English boor, Old English bār; cognate with Dutch beer, Old High German bêr

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

boar /bɔː/ n
  1. an uncastrated male pig
  2. See wild boar
Etymology: Old English bār; related to Old High German bēr

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