pork belly

noun

: an uncured side of pork

Examples of pork belly in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At both places, Longoria indulged in variations of pork belly with mole dulce sauce. Ingrid Schmidt, The Hollywood Reporter, 2 July 2024 Aside from the classic and specialty sushi — including spicy tuna, bang bang shrimp and the ultimate rainbow rolls — the local restaurant also serves crispy pork belly, truffle salmon, green tea crème brûlée and other small bites and desserts. Chyna Blackmon, Charlotte Observer, 13 June 2024 Prey’s top-sellers include a Japanese hamachi crudo and bahn mi burger with crispy pork belly. Brandon Hernández, San Diego Union-Tribune, 29 May 2024 The meat options include prime Angus, tenderloin, lamb shoulder, pork belly, chicken breast, goat slices, beef aorta, Chinese sausage and duck blood. John Metcalfe, The Mercury News, 4 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for pork belly 

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Word History

First Known Use

1863, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pork belly was in 1863

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“Pork belly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pork%20belly. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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