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Peccary meaning in English

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1. musk hog, peccary

nocturnal gregarious pig-like wild animals of North America and South America

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noun plural -ries or -ry
either of two piglike artiodactyl mammals, Tayassu tajacu (collared peccary) or T. albirostris (white-lipped peccary) of forests of southern North America, Central, and South America: family Tayassuidae

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nounWord forms: plural ˈpeccaries or ˈpeccary
any of a family (Tayassuidae) of piglike, artiodactylous mammals of North and South America, with a musk gland, sharp tusks, and porklike flesh

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n. pl. pec·ca·ries
Any of several piglike hoofed mammals of the family Tayassuidae, found in North, Central, and South America and having stiff bristles and short, straight tusks.

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