- an uncastrated male pig
- See wild boar
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
- Mammalsa male pig kept for breeding.
- Mammalsa wild Old World swine.
- Mammalsthe uncastrated male swine.
- MammalsSee wild boar.
- 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