Definition of farrow verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

farrow

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈfærəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfæroʊ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they farrow
BrE BrE//ˈfærəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfæroʊ//
 
he / she / it farrows
BrE BrE//ˈfærəʊz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfæroʊz//
 
past simple farrowed
BrE BrE//ˈfærəʊd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfæroʊd//
 
past participle farrowed
BrE BrE//ˈfærəʊd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfæroʊd//
 
-ing form farrowing
BrE BrE//ˈfærəʊɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfæroʊɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive] (of a female pig) to give birth Word Origin Old English fearh, færh ‘young pig’, of West Germanic origin, from an Indo-European root shared by Greek porkos and Latin porcus ‘pig’.
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