See also: Lard and lärd

EnglishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English lard, from Old French lard (bacon), from Latin lārdum, lāridum (bacon fat).

NounEdit

lard (countable and uncountable, plural lards)

  1. Fat from the abdomen of a pig, especially as prepared for use in cooking or pharmacy.
  2. (obsolete) Fatty meat from a pig; bacon, pork.
  3. (slang) Excess fat on a person or animal.
    • 2020, Sophie Ranald, Thank You, Next: A perfect, uplifting and funny romantic comedy
      My wonderful partner is fond of pointing out that he and I have done the Covid crisis on easy mode: we have no children, no caring responsibilities, [] we have a fabulous community of people at our local fitness studio to keep the lockdown lard at bay and the cats love joining us for afternoon naps.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English larden, from Old French larder and Medieval Latin lārdō.

VerbEdit

lard (third-person singular simple present lards, present participle larding, simple past and past participle larded)

  1. (cooking) To stuff (meat) with bacon or pork before cooking.
  2. To smear with fat or lard.
    • 1740, William Somervile, Hobbinol
      In his buff doublet larded o'er with fat / Of slaughtered brutes.
  3. To garnish or strew, especially with reference to words or phrases in speech and writing.
  4. To fatten; to enrich.
  5. (obsolete, intransitive) To grow fat.
  6. To mix or garnish with something, as by way of improvement; to interlard.
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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French lard, from Latin lārdum, lāridum (bacon fat).

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lard m (plural lards)

  1. bacon
  2. lard

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lardum, laridum (bacon fat).

NounEdit

lard m (oblique plural larz or lartz, nominative singular larz or lartz, nominative plural lard)

  1. A cut of meat from a pig.
  2. lard (fatty substance)

DescendantsEdit

  • English: lard
  • French: lard

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lardum, laridum (bacon fat).

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lard n (plural larduri)

  1. (regional) bacon
  2. (regional) pig-fat

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RomanschEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lārdum, lāridum (bacon fat).

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lard m

  1. (Puter) bacon

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