lardoon

noun
lar·​doon | \ lär-ˈdün How to pronounce lardoon (audio) \
variants: or lardon \ ˈlär-​ˌdän How to pronounce lardoon (audio) \

Definition of lardoon

: a strip (as of salt pork) with which meat is larded

First Known Use of lardoon

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lardoon

Middle English, from Anglo-French lardun piece of fat pork, from lard

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“Lardoon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lardoon. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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