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lard

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verb \ˈlärd\

Simple Definition of lard

  • : to put pieces of fat onto or into (something) before cooking

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of lard

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to dress (meat) for cooking by inserting or covering with something (as strips of fat) b :  to cover or soil with grease

  3. 2 :  to augment or intersperse especially with something superfluous or excessive <the book is larded with subplots>

  4. 3 obsolete :  to make rich with or as if with fat

Examples of lard in a sentence

  1. a roast larded with bacon



14th Century

First Known Use of lard

14th century

Rhymes with lard


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lard

noun

Simple Definition of lard

  • : a soft white substance that is made from the fat of pigs and used in cooking

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of lard

  1. :  a soft white solid or semisolid fat obtained by rendering fatty pork

lardy play \ˈlär-dē\ adjective

Origin of lard

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin lardum, laridum; perhaps akin to Greek larinos fat


First Known Use: 14th century



LARD Defined for Kids

lard

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noun \ˈlärd\

Definition of lard for Students

  1. :  a soft white fat from fatty tissue of the hog




Medical Dictionary

lard

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noun \ˈlärd\

Medical Definition of lard

  1. :  adeps




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