pork

Synonyms and related words:
bacon, butt, chitterlings, cochon de lait, cracklings, fat back, favors of office, flitch, gammon, ham, ham steak, haslet, headcheese, jambon, jambonneau, lard, melon, patronage, picnic ham, pieds de cochon, pig, plum, political patronage, pork barrel, porkpie, salt pork, side of bacon, small ham, sowbelly, suckling pig, trotters

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  • pork — (n.) early 13c., flesh of a pig as food, from L. porcus pig, tame swine, from PIE *porko young swine (Cf. Umbrian purka; O.C.S. prase young pig; Lith. parsas pig; O.E. fearh, M.Du. varken, both from P.Gmc. *farhaz). Porker …   Etymology dictionary

  • pork — [pôrk] n. [ME porc < OFr < L porcus, a pig < IE * pork̑os, pig > FARROW1] 1. Obs. a pig or hog 2. the flesh of a pig or hog, used as food, esp. when used fresh, or uncured ☆ 3. Informal money, jobs, etc. received as pork barrel …   English World dictionary

  • pork|y — «PR kee, POHR », adjective, pork|i|er, pork|i|est. 1. of or like pork: »a porky taste. 2. fat: »a porky face …   Useful english dictionary

  • pork — [po:k US po:rk] n [U] [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: porc pig , from Latin porcus] 1.) the meat from pigs ▪ pork chops 2.) AmE informal government money spent in a particular area in order to get political advantages used to show… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pork — [ pɔrk ] noun uncount * the meat from a pig: Do you eat pork? pork chops ─ compare BACON, HAM …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Pork — Pork, n. [F. porc, L. porcus hog, pig. See {Farrow} a litter of pigs, and cf. {Porcelain}, {Porpoise}.] The flesh of swine, fresh or salted, used for food. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pork̂o-s —     pork̂o s     English meaning: pig     Deutsche Übersetzung: ‘schwein” (“neugeborenes Tier, Ferkel”)     Note: From an extended zero grade of Root eĝhi : “ hedgehog “ derived Root ĝhers , ĝher : “rigid, *pig” > Root pork̂o s : “pig” :… …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

  • Pork — Pork, verschnittenes Schwein …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • pork — ► NOUN ▪ the flesh of a pig used as food, especially when uncured. ORIGIN Latin porcus pig …   English terms dictionary

  • pork|er — «PR kuhr, POHR », noun. a pig, especially one fattened to eat: »Beechmast is very good feeding for swine to make them porkers, and for bacon (Captain John Smith) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pork — For other uses, see Pork (disambiguation). Pork tenderloin served French style …   Wikipedia

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