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Pig vs. Panda

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Pignoun

Any of several intelligent mammalian species of the genus Sus, having cloven hooves, bristles and a nose adapted for digging; especially the domesticated animal Sus scrofa.

‘The man kept a pen with two pigs that he fed from carrots to cabbage.’;

Pandanoun

The red panda, a small raccoon-like animal, Ailurus fulgens of northeast Asia with reddish fur and a long, ringed tail.

Pignoun

(specifically) A young swine, a piglet contrasted with a hog, an adult swine.

Pandanoun

The giant panda – a black and white bear-like animal, Ailuropoda melanoleuca from the mountains of China.

Pignoun

(uncountable) The edible meat of such an animal; pork.

‘Some religions prohibit their adherents from eating pig.’;

Pandanoun

A police car.

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Pignoun

Someone who overeats or eats rapidly and noisily.

‘You gluttonous pig! Now that you've eaten all the cupcakes, there will be none for the party!’;

Pandanoun

(Hinduism) A brahmin who acts as the superintendent of a particular ghat or temple, as a hereditary position.

Pignoun

A lecherous or sexist man.

‘She considered him a pig as he invariably stared at her bosom when they talked.’;

Pandanoun

A small Asiatic mammal (Ailurus fulgens) having fine soft fur, which inhabits the mountains of Northern India. It was once thought to be related to the bears, but is now believed to be more closely related to raccoons. It has reddish-brown fur on the back and sides, and black fur on the legs and underside. Called also the lesser panda.

Pignoun

A dirty or slovenly person.

‘He was a pig and his apartment a pigpen; take-away containers and pizza boxes in a long, moldy stream lined his counter tops.’;

Pandanoun

The giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca), a bearlike black-and white mammal now found wild only in the central forests of China, which lives mainly on on bamboo. It is an endangered species, and is a popular attraction in the few zoos which have bveen able to obtain specimens.

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Pignoun

A police officer.

‘The protester shouted, “Don't give in to the pigs!” as he was arrested.’;

Pandanoun

large black-and-white herbivorous mammal of bamboo forests of China and Tibet; in some classifications considered a member of the bear family or of a separate family Ailuropodidae

Pignoun

(informal) A difficult problem.

‘Hrm... this one's a real pig: I've been banging my head against the wall over it for hours!’;

Pandanoun

reddish-brown Old World raccoon-like carnivore; in some classifications considered unrelated to the giant pandas

Pignoun

A block of cast metal.

‘The conveyor carried the pigs from the smelter to the freight cars.’; ‘After the ill-advised trade, the investor was stuck with worthless options for 10,000 tons of iron pig.’;

Pignoun

The mold in which a block of metal is cast.

‘The pig was cracked, and molten metal was oozing from the side.’;

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Pignoun

(engineering) A device for cleaning or inspecting the inside of an oil or gas pipeline, or for separating different substances within the pipeline. Named for the pig-like squealing noise made by their progress.

‘Unfortunately, the pig sent to clear the obstruction got lodged in a tight bend, adding to the problem.’;

Pignoun

(derogatory) A person who is obese to the extent of resembling a pig (the animal).

Pignoun

The general-purpose M60 machine gun, considered to be heavy and bulky.

‘Unfortunately, the M60 is about twenty-four pounds and is very unbalanced. You try carrying the pig around the jungle and see how you feel.’;

Pignoun

(uncountable) A simple dice game in which players roll the dice as many times as they like, either accumulating a greater score or losing previous points gained.

Pignoun

(Scottish) earthenware, or an earthenware shard

Pignoun

An earthenware hot-water jar to warm a bed; a stone bed warmer

Pigverb

(of swine) to give birth.

‘The black sow pigged at seven this morning.’;

Pigverb

(intransitive) To greedily consume (especially food).

‘They were pigging on the free food at the bar.’;

Pigverb

(intransitive) To huddle or lie together like pigs, in one bed.

Pigverb

To clean (a pipeline) using a pig the device.

Pignoun

A piggin.

Pignoun

The young of swine, male or female; also, any swine; a hog.

Pignoun

Any wild species of the genus Sus and related genera.

Pignoun

An oblong mass of cast iron, lead, or other metal. See Mine pig, under Mine.

Pignoun

One who is hoggish; a greedy person.

Pigverb

To bring forth (pigs); to bring forth in the manner of pigs; to farrow.

Pigverb

To huddle or lie together like pigs, in one bed.

Pignoun

domestic swine

Pignoun

a coarse obnoxious person

Pignoun

a person regarded as greedy and pig-like

Pignoun

uncomplimentary terms for a policeman

Pignoun

mold consisting of a bed of sand in which pig iron is cast

Pignoun

a crude block of metal (lead or iron) poured from a smelting furnace

Pigverb

live like a pig, in squalor

Pigverb

eat greedily;

‘he devoured three sandwiches’;

Pigverb

give birth;

‘sows farrow’;

Pignoun

an omnivorous domesticated hoofed mammal with sparse bristly hair and a flat snout for rooting in the soil, kept for its meat.

Pignoun

a wild animal of the pig family; a hog.

Pignoun

a young pig; a piglet.

Pignoun

the flesh of a pig as food.

Pignoun

a greedy, dirty, or unpleasant person

‘I bet he's scoffed them all, greedy pig’;

Pignoun

a police officer

‘were the pigs there when the windows were smashed or not?’;

Pignoun

an oblong mass of iron or lead from a smelting furnace.

Pignoun

a device which fits snugly inside an oil or gas pipeline and is sent through it to clean or test the inside, or to act as a barrier.

Pigverb

gorge oneself with food

‘lovesick people pig out on chocolate’;

Pigverb

crowd together with other people in disorderly or dirty conditions

‘he didn't approve of the proposal to pig it in the studio’;

Pigverb

(of a sow) give birth to piglets; farrow.

Pigverb

operate a pig within an oil or gas pipeline

‘they will carry out all trenching and pigging’;

Pig

A pig is any of the animals in the genus Sus, within the even-toed ungulate family Suidae. Pigs include domestic pigs and their ancestor, the common Eurasian wild boar (Sus scrofa), along with other species.

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