razorback

Definitions of razorback
  1. noun
    a mongrel hog with a thin body and long legs and a ridged back; a wild or semi-wild descendant of improved breeds; found chiefly in the southeastern United States
    synonyms: razorback hog, razorbacked hog
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    type of:
    swine
    stout-bodied short-legged omnivorous animals
  2. noun
    any of several baleen whales of the family Balaenopteridae having longitudinal grooves on the throat and a small pointed dorsal fin
    synonyms: rorqual
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    types:
    Balaenoptera physalus, common rorqual, fin whale, finback, finback whale
    large flat-headed whalebone whale having deep furrows along the throat; of Atlantic and Pacific
    Balaenoptera borealis, sei whale
    similar to but smaller than the finback whale
    Balaenoptera acutorostrata, lesser rorqual, minke whale, piked whale
    small finback of coastal waters of Atlantic and Pacific
    type of:
    baleen whale, whalebone whale
    whale with plates of whalebone along the upper jaw for filtering plankton from the water
  3. adjective
    having a sharp narrow back
    razorback hogs”
    synonyms: razor-backed
    backed
    having a back or backing, usually of a specified type
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