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synonyms for peccary

  • hog
  • boar
  • porker
  • oinker
  • wild boar
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How to use peccary in a sentence

Like the peccary, he is tailless, and in a manner web-footed, being thus adapted for a semi-aquatic life.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
We knew that the peccary, savage as it was, could not climb the tree; and hitherto we had deemed ourselves secure.
THE DESERT HOMEMAYNE REID
Of the peccary (dicotyles), there are two distinct species known—the “collared,” and the “white-lipped.”
THE HUNTERS' FEASTMAYNE REID
The other species is also found in South America, and is distinguished as the “vaquira de collar” (collared peccary).
THE HUNTERS' FEASTMAYNE REID
This is just following the isothermal line, and proves that the peccary cannot endure the rigours of a severe winter climate.
THE HUNTERS' FEASTMAYNE REID
The peccary is easily distinguished from the other forest animals by his rounded, hog-like form, and long, sharp snout.
THE HUNTERS' FEASTMAYNE REID
The Kentuckian had a peccary adventure which had occurred to him while on an excursion to the new settlements of Texas.
THE HUNTERS' FEASTMAYNE REID
The hunters uttered a cry of joy, for it contained a hare, a young peccary, and several birds.
THE TRAPPER'S DAUGHTERGUSTAVE AIMARD
Peccary, pek′ar-i, n. a hog-like quadruped of South America.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
Their bag consisted of some jack rabbits and a crippled peccary.
THE STORY OF GERONIMOJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PECCARY

  • boar
  • hog
  • oinker
  • peccary
  • porker
  • wild boar
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.