Definition of Family suidae

1. Noun. Pigs; hogs; boars.

Exact synonyms: Suidae
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Artiodactyla, Order Artiodactyla
Member holonyms: Swine, Genus Sus, Sus, Babyrousa, Genus Babyrousa, Genus Phacochoerus, Phacochoerus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Suidae

family Steatornithidae
family Stenopelmatidae
family Stercorariidae
family Sterculiaceae
family Stichaeidae
family Stizidae
family Strelitziaceae
family Streptomycetaceae
family Strigidae
family Stromateidae
family Strombidae
family Strophariaceae
family Struthionidae
family Sturnidae
family Styracaceae
family Suidae
family Sulidae
family Sylviidae
family Symplocaceae
family Synchytriaceae
family Syngnathidae
family Synodontidae
family Tabanidae
family Taccaceae
family Tachinidae
family Tachyglossidae
family Taeniidae
family Talpidae
family Tamaricaceae
family Tapiridae

Literary usage of Family suidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Natural History of Secession; Or, Despotism and Democracy at Necessary by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"... or Rhinoceros Family, Suidae or Swine Family, and Equidae or Horse Family. They are all herbivorous. ..."

2. Evolution of the Plio-Pleistocene African Suidae by James Michael Harris, Timothy D. White (1979)
"At present, and for the Plio- 1 I Pleistocene of Africa, the family Suidae is the single mammalian group that most closely satisfies these conditions. ..."

3. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"The Pig family, Suidae, differ from the last in their smaller size, in the terminal nostrils and mobile snout, which is not grooved, except faintly as in ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Eber), the name given to the un- castrated male of the domestic pig (qp), and to some wild species of the family Suidae (see SWINE). ..."

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