Bab`i*rous"sa, Bab`i*rus"sa (), n. [F. babiroussa, fr.Malay babi hog + rsa deer.] (Zool.)

A large hoglike quadruped (Sus, or Porcus, babirussa) of the East Indies, sometimes domesticated; the Indian hog. Its upper canine teeth or tusks are large and recurved.

 

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