Canadian bacon


: bacon cut from the loin that has little fat and is cut into round or oblong slices

Examples of Canadian bacon in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Canadian bacon was in 1930

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“Canadian bacon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

Canadian bacon

: bacon from the loin of a pig that has little fat and is cut into round or oblong slices for cooking
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