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lardon

[lahr-dn]
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noun
  1. 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 lard lard + -on noun suffix
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Historical Examples

  • Draw the needle through carefully so that the ends of the lardoon may project evenly over the surface of the meat.

    Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners

    Elizabeth O. Hiller


British Dictionary definitions for lardoon

lardon

lardoon (lɑːˈduːn)

noun
  1. a strip or cube of fat or bacon used in larding meat
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Word Origin

C15: from Old French, from lard
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