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bacon

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noun ba·con \ˈbā-kən sometimes -kəŋ\

Simple Definition of bacon

  • : thin strips of salted and smoked meat from the sides and the back of a pig

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bacon

  1. 1 :  a side of a pig cured and smoked

  2. 2 :  money; specifically :  money gained through employment or legislation —usually used in the phrase bring home the bacon

Examples of bacon in a sentence

  1. We ate bacon and eggs for breakfast.



Origin and Etymology of bacon

Middle English, from Anglo-French, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German bahho side of bacon, bah back — more at back


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with bacon


Bacon

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biographical name Ba·con \ˈbā-kən\

Definition of Bacon

  1. Francis 1561–1626 1st Baron Ver*u*lam play \ˈver-(y)ə-ləm\ Viscount St. Al*bans play \sānt-ˈȯl-bənz, sənt-\ Eng. philos.




Bacon

biographical name ba·con

Definition of Bacon

  1. Francis 1909–1992 British (Irish-born) painter




Bacon

biographical name ba·con

Definition of Bacon

  1. Nathaniel 1647–1676 Am. colonial leader




Bacon

biographical name ba·con

Definition of Bacon

  1. Roger ca 1220–1292 Eng. philos. & scientist





BACON Defined for Kids

bacon

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noun ba·con \ˈbā-kən\

Definition of bacon for Students

  1. :  salted and smoked meat from the sides and the back of a pig




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