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River hog
River Riv"er, n. [F. riv[`e]re a river, LL. riparia river, bank of a river, fr. L. riparius belonging to a bank or shore, fr. ripa a bank or shore; of uncertain origin. Cf. Arrive, Riparian.] 1. A large stream of water flowing in a bed or channel and emptying into the ocean, a sea, a lake, or another stream; a stream larger than a rivulet or brook. Transparent and sparkling rivers, from which it is delightful to drink as they flow. --Macaulay. 2. Fig.: A large stream; copious flow; abundance; as, rivers of blood; rivers of oil. River chub (Zo["o]l.), the hornyhead and allied species of fresh-water fishes. River crab (Zo["o]l.), any species of fresh-water crabs of the genus Thelphusa, as T. depressa of Southern Europe. River dragon, a crocodile; -- applied by Milton to the king of Egypt. River driver, a lumberman who drives or conducts logs down rivers. --Bartlett. River duck (Zo["o]l.), any species of duck belonging to Anas, Spatula, and allied genera, in which the hind toe is destitute of a membranous lobe, as in the mallard and pintail; -- opposed to sea duck. River god, a deity supposed to preside over a river as its tutelary divinity. River herring (Zo["o]l.), an alewife. River hog. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any species of African wild hogs of the genus Potamoch[oe]rus. They frequent wet places along the rivers. (b) The capybara. River horse (Zo["o]l.), the hippopotamus. River jack (Zo["o]l.), an African puff adder (Clotho nasicornis) having a spine on the nose. River limpet (Zo["o]l.), a fresh-water, air-breathing mollusk of the genus Ancylus, having a limpet-shaped shell. River pirate (Zo["o]l.), the pike. River snail (Zo["o]l.), any species of fresh-water gastropods of Paludina, Melontho, and allied genera. See Pond snail, under Pond. River tortoise (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous fresh-water tortoises inhabiting rivers, especially those of the genus Trionyx and allied genera. See Trionyx.

Meaning of River hog from wikipedia

- The red river hog (Potamoc****us porcus), also known as the bush pig (but not to be confused with P. larvatus, common name "bushpig"), is a wild member...
- Hog may refer to: Pig Usually referring to the domestic pig Sometimes referring to other animals in the family Suidae, including: Warthog Red river hog...
- The pygmy hog (Porcula salvania) is a suid native to alluvial gr****lands in the foothills of the Himalayas at elevations of up to 300 m (980 ft). Today...
- The giant forest hog (Hyloc****us meinertzhageni), the only member of its genus, is native to wooded habitats in Africa and is generally considered the...
- European settlers escaped and their descendants are now feral "razorback" hogs in many parts of the US. Peccaries are social creatures living in large or...
- Island (East River) U Thant Island, legally Belmont Island (East River) Hog Island, destro**** Prince of Wales Island (Jamaica Bay) Rulers Bar H****ock...
- (Ottawa River) in the Ottawa River Hog Island, Falkland Islands Hogg Island, Guyana Cayos Cochinos, are sometimes referred to in English as the Hog Islands...
- "Bush pig" may also refer to the red river hog. The bushpig (Potamoc****us larvatus) is a member of the pig family that is endemic to forests, woodland...
- genus in the family Suidae, commonly known as warthogs (pronounced wart-hog). It is the sole genus of subfamily Phacoc****inae. These pigs live in open...
- Miniature pig Peccary (domestication) Truffle hog Pot-bellied pig Babirusa Red river hog Bushpig Fetal pig Hog-baiting List of fictional pigs List of pigs...
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