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Bacon

The back and sides of a pig salted and smoked; formerly, the flesh of a pig salted or fresh.

(Science: zoology) bacon beetle, a beetle (dermestes lardarius) which, especially in the larval state, feeds upon bacon, woolens, furs, etc. See dermestes. To save one's bacon, to save one's self or property from harm or less.

Origin: OF. Bacon, fr. OHG. Bacho, bahho, flitch of bacon, ham; akin to E. Back. Cf. Back the back side.


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