Definition of bush pig in English:

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

    ‘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.’
    • ‘While we were accustomed to hunting hippo, bush pig and other game, James was an ‘elephant man’.’
    • ‘Dogs are usually kept for hunting small game such as bush pig and duiker (a small antelope).’


bush pig

/bo͝oSH piɡ/ /bʊʃ pɪɡ/