marcassin

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Etymology[edit]

From French marcassin.

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marcassin (plural marcassins)

  1. A young wild boar.
    • 1979, Cormac McCarthy, Suttree, Random House, p.136:
      A fat marcassin to adorn the board.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from marque, because of their striped coat.

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Noun[edit]

marcassin m (plural marcassins)

  1. young wild boar, marcassin

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