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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A semiwild hog of the southeast United States, having a narrow body with a ridged back.
  • n. See rorqual.
  • n. A sharp ridged hill.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A term used in the southeastern US for a thin feral pig. The term is borderline slang but is used as the nickname for the University of Arkansas athletic teams.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The rorqual.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A rorqual, finfish, or finner-whale, of the family Balænopteridæ.
  • n. A hog whose back has somewhat the form of a sharp ridge.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a mongrel hog with a thin body and long legs and a ridged back; a wild or semi-wild descendant of improved breeds; found chiefly in the southeastern United States
  • n. any of several baleen whales of the family Balaenopteridae having longitudinal grooves on the throat and a small pointed dorsal fin
  • adj. having a sharp narrow back

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