genus Sus

noun
type genus of the Suidae
Syn: ↑Sus
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Suidae, ↑family Suidae
Member Meronyms:
hog, ↑pig, ↑grunter, ↑squealer, ↑Sus scrofa, ↑piglet, ↑piggy, ↑shoat, ↑shote, ↑wild boar, ↑boar

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  • Sus scrofa — noun 1. Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come; introduced in United States • Syn: ↑wild boar, ↑boar • Hypernyms: ↑swine • Member Holonyms: ↑Sus, ↑genus Sus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sus Indicus — Hog Hog (h[o^]g), n. [Prob. akin to E. hack to cut, and meaning orig., a castrated boar; cf. also W. hwch swine, sow, Armor. houc h, hoc h. Cf. {Haggis}, {Hogget}, and {Hoggerel}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A quadruped of the genus {Sus}, and allied genera… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sus scrofa — Hog Hog (h[o^]g), n. [Prob. akin to E. hack to cut, and meaning orig., a castrated boar; cf. also W. hwch swine, sow, Armor. houc h, hoc h. Cf. {Haggis}, {Hogget}, and {Hoggerel}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A quadruped of the genus {Sus}, and allied genera… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • SUS — or Sus can refer to:;SUS *Single UNIX Specification *Software Update Services, from Microsoft *State University System of Florida *Stainless Steel (Steel Use Stainless) *Scottish Universities Sport *System Usability Scale (SUS) *Stavanger… …   Wikipedia

  • Sus scrofa — Wild Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mammal genus — noun a genus of mammals • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Tachyglossus, ↑genus Tachyglossus, ↑Zaglossus, ↑genus Zaglossus, ↑Ornithorhynchus, ↑genus Ornithorhynchus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chara (genus) —   Chara Chara …   Wikipedia Español

  • Homo (genus) — Homo Cet article porte sur l Homme en tant que genre. Pour les articles homonymes, voir Genre humain, Homme (homonymie) et Homo (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • cis|sus — «SIHS uhs», noun, plural sus. a plant related to the grape, found mostly in the tropics. ╂[< New Latin Cissus the genus name < Greek kissós ivy] …   Useful english dictionary

  • bo|ras|sus palm — «boh RAS uhs», = palmyra. (Cf. ↑palmyra) ╂[< New Latin Borassus the genus name < Greek bórassos] …   Useful english dictionary


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