Lard

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Lard

1. Bacon; the flesh of swine.

2. The fat of swine, especially. The internal fat of the abdomen; also, this fat melted and strained. Lard oil, an illuminating and lubricating oil expressed from lard. Leaf lard, the internal fat of the hog, separated in leaves or masses from the kidneys, etc.; also, the same melted.

Origin: f, bacon, pigs fat, L. Lardum, laridum; cf. Gr. Fattened, fat.