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pork

[ pawrk, pohrk ]
/ pɔrk, poʊrk /
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noun

the flesh of hogs used as food.
Informal. appropriations, appointments, etc., made by the government for political reasons rather than for public benefit, as for public buildings or river improvements.

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Origin of pork

1250–1300; Middle English porc<Old French <Latin porcus hog, pig; cognate with farrow1
porkish, porklike, adjectiveporkless, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pork

pork
/ (pɔːk) /

noun

the flesh of pigs used as food
C13: from Old French porc, from Latin porcus pig
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