bacon hog

noun
variants: or less commonly bacon pig

Definition of bacon hog

: a hog raised for bacon or of a type fit to be made into bacon and other cured products : a meat-type hog

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First Known Use of bacon hog

1580, in the meaning defined above

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“Bacon hog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bacon%20hog. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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