Swine definitions

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Any of various omnivorous, even-toed ungulates of the family Suidae, having a stout body with thick skin, a short neck, and a movable snout, especially the domesticated pig.
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A person regarded as contemptible or disgusting.
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Any of a family (Suidae) of omnivorous, artiodactylous mammals with a bristly coat and elongated, flexible snout; esp., a domesticated pig or hog.
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A vicious, contemptible, or disgusting person.
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Any of various omnivorous, even-toed ungulates of the family Suidae, having a stout body with thick skin, a short neck, and a movable snout, especially the domesticated pig.
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(plural swine) Any of various omnivorous, even-toed ungulates of the family Suidae.
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(pejorative) A contemptible person (plural swines).
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(archaic) Plural form of sow.
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Origin of swine

From Middle English swine, swin, from Old English swÄ«n, from Proto-Germanic *swÄ«nÄ…, from an adjectival form of Proto-Indo-European *sÅ«- (“pig"). Related to West Frisian swyn, Low German Swien, Dutch zwijn, German Schwein, Danish svin, and more distantly to Polish Å›winia, Russian свинья (svinʹja), Latin sÅ«s, Ancient Greek á½—Ï‚ (hus). See also sow.