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SUS or Sus can refer to:


1911 encyclopedia

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From LoveToKnow 1911

SUS, a province of southern Morocco, once an independent kingdom, and still too unruly to be opened to Europeans, who have nevertheless for centuries past made efforts to secure a foothold. Its principal towns are Tarudant, Iligh (the old capital), and on the Wad Nun. Tarudant, the present capital, flourished in the 12th century on account of the neighbouring copper-mines. Saltpetre is now the only important product. Ports might be opened at Agadir Ighir (once occupied by the Portuguese for thirty years as Santa Cruz), Massa, Ifni, Arksis and Assaka at the mouth of the Wad Nun. As a coveted district, all kinds of natural riches are attributed to Sus, but it may be assumed that they are exaggerated. Europeans land at their peril, since the coast is by imperial order closed to trade, no custom-house being provided. Most of the business of Sus is carried on at great fairs lasting eight or fifteen days, during which time all roads of approach are guaranteed safe by the tribesmen that trade may be uninterrupted. Caravans from Sus laden with copper-ware, olive oil, butter, saffron, wax, skins, dates, dried roses, &c., are sent to Marrakesh, four days' journey from Tarudant. Susis are well known in the north of Morocco as able tradesmen and clever metal workers. They live frugally, and are only prodigal in powder and human life. Their language is almost exclusively Shilhah, a dialect of Berber. (K.A.M.*)

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Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

See also sus



A wild boar, Sus scrofa


Latin sus, hog

Proper noun

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  1. (zoology) A taxonomic genus, within family Suidae - the pigs.
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Derived terms

  • Sus scrofa - the wild boar
  • Sus domesticus - the domestic pig


Up to date as of January 23, 2010

From Wikispecies


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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Superordo: Cetartiodactyla
Ordo: Artiodactyla
Subordo: Suina
Familia: Suidae
Genus: Sus
Species: S. ahoenobarbus - S. barbatus - S. bucculentus - S. cebifrons - S. celebensis - S. heureni - S. oliveri - S. philippensis - S. salvanius - S. scrofa - S. timoriensis - S. verrucosus


Sus Linnaeus, 1758


  • Sus on Mammal Species of the World.
    Don E. Wilson & DeeAnn M. Reeder (editors). 2005. Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed).

Vernacular names

Asturianu: Gochu
Bahasa Indonesia: Babi
Bahasa Melayu: Babi
བོད་ཡིག: ཕག་པ།
Brezhoneg: Pomoc'h
Български: Свиня
Česky: Prase
Cymraeg: Mochyn
Dansk: Svin
Deutsch: Schwein
Diné bizaad: Bisóodi
English: pig
Español: Cerdo
Esperanto: Porko
Français: Porc
Gàidhlig: Muc
한국어: 멧돼지속
Ido: Porko
Nederlands: Varken
‪Norsk (bokmål)‬: Gris
Occitan: Pòrc
Plattdüütsch: Swien
Português: Porco
Sámegiella: Gris
Suomi: Sika
Türkçe: Yaban domuzu
Vèneto: Mas-cio, Porco
中文: 猪
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