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Suidae

Definition:

a mammal family of pigs, hogs, and boars

Class:

animal noun (animals and microorganisms)

Plural:

Suidae*
(* Suidae may be used in a singular or plural context)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

Sus + -idae
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Suidae | suids

the biological family to which pigs belong. In addition to numerous fossil species, up to sixteen extant species are currently recognized, classified into between four and eight genera. The family includes the domestic pig, Sus scrofa domesticus or Sus... (39 of 2353 words, 4 images)

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Wiktionary:

Suidae | Sus [pig, subtype] | Babyrousa [babirusa, subtype] | Hylochoerus [giant forest hog, subtype] | Phacochoerus [warthog, subtype] | Potamochoerus (bush pig) - genera [warthog, subtype]

A taxonomic family within the suborder Suiformes -- the pigs and related creatures. (12 of 14 words)

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Oxford Dictionary:

Artiodactyla

Syllabification: (Ar·ti·o·dac·ty·la) [zoology] | an order of mammals that comprises the even-toed ungulates. (12 of 41 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/Artiodactyla

Artiodactyla [zoology]

an order of mammals that comprises the even-toed ungulates (9 of 39 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Artiodactyla

Encarta Dictionary:

artiodactyl | artiodactyls [plural] | Artiodactyla [member of]

a herbivorous hoofed mammal with an even number of toes on each foot, e.g. a cow or deer. Order Artiodactyla. (20 of 50 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861586999​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology reference

Wiktionary:

Suidae

Origin: Sus + -idae

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Suidae

Sus

Origin: Latin sus ("hog").

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Sus

-idae

Origin: Ancient Greek εἶδος (eidos, "appearance")

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Audio reference

the Free Dictionary:

Suidae

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Suidae"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Suidae"

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