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lardon

[ lahr-dn ]
/ ˈlɑr dn /
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noun

a strip of fat used in larding, especially as drawn through the substance of meat, chicken, etc., with a kind of needle or pin.

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Also lar·doon [lahr-doon]. /lɑrˈdun/.

Origin of lardon

1400–50; late Middle English lardun<Middle French lardon piece of pork, equivalent to lardlard + -on noun suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for lardon

lardon

lardoon (lɑːˈduːn)

/ (ˈlɑːdən) /

noun

a strip or cube of fat or bacon used in larding meat

Word Origin for lardon

C15: from Old French, from lard
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