[pawr-sahyn, -sin] /ˈpɔr saɪn, -sɪn/
of or relating to swine.
resembling swine; hoggish; piggish.
of, connected with, or characteristic of pigs
early 15c., “pertaining to swine; swinish,” from Old French porcin or directly from Latin porcinus “of a hog,” from porcus “hog, pig” (see pork (n.)).
Relating to or resembling pigs.
[pawr-chee-noh] /pɔrˈtʃi noʊ/ noun, plural porcini [pawr-chee-nee] /pɔrˈtʃi ni/ (Show IPA). Italian Cookery. 1. Usually, porcini. . /pɔːˈtʃiːnəʊ/ noun (pl) porcini (pɔːˈtʃiːnɪ) 1. an edible saprotrophic basidiomycetous woodland fungus, Boletus edulis, with a brown shining cap covering white spore-bearing tubes and having a rich nutty flavour: family Boletineae Also called cep
- Porcius festus
See FESTUS. the successor of Felix (A.D. 60) as procurator of Judea (Acts 24:27). A few weeks after he had entered on his office the case of Paul, then a prisoner at Caesarea, was reported to him. The “next day,” after he had gone down to Caesarea, he heard Paul defend himself in the presence […]
[pawr-kyuh-pahyn] /ˈpɔr kyəˌpaɪn/ noun 1. any of several rodents covered with stiff, sharp, erectile spines or quills, as Erethizon dorsatum of North America. /ˈpɔːkjʊˌpaɪn/ noun 1. any of various large hystricomorph rodents of the families Hystricidae, of Africa, Indonesia, S Europe, and S Asia, and Erethizontidae, of the New World. All species have a body […]
noun 1. an echidna or spiny anteater.