(Greek: fat > Latin: lardum bacon)

lard (s) (noun), lards (pl)
1. A white, slightly soft, rendered pork used in cooking and baking and as a base in some ointments and perfumes.
2. The purified internal fat of the abdomen of the hog: This lard is used for cooking.
3. Also, "adeps", denoting fat or "adipose" tissue; the rendered fat of swine; lard, used in the preparation of ointments.
4. Etymology: from Middle English; which came from Old French, "bacon"; from Latin lardum, laridum; related to Greek larinos. "fat".
lard (verb), lards; larded; larding
1. To insert strips of fat or bacon in other meat before cooking.
2. To smear or to cover food with lard or fat; usually, to prevent it from drying out during storage.
3. To embellish or to make a speech or writing more interesting with a variety of expressions: Mike's speech was larded with quotations from from famous authors.
4. To present or to excessively include a great deal: The pages of the politician's written speech were larded with may corrections and deletions before he finally had what he wanted to present to his audience.
lardaceous (adjective), more lardaceous, most lardaceous
A reference to a substance which is waxy or fatty; lardlike: A lardaceous matter resembles lard or is affected by deposits of this kind.
lardeous (adjective), more lardeous, most lardeous
Characteristic of being fatty or full of lard which comes from the abdomen of a pig that is rendered and prepared for using in cooking.
larder (s) (noun), larders (pl)
1. A cool place; especially, a small room or large cupboard, used for storing a supply of food.
2. Etymology: originally thought to be a place where bacon was stored; from Middle English; from Old French, lardier; from Latin, lardarium, "pig fat".
lardon, lardoon (s) (noun); lardons, lardoons (pl)
One of the pieces of bacon or pork which are inserted in other meat used in a wide variety of cuisines to flavor savory foods and salads: Lardons may be prepared from different cuts of pork, including pork belly and fatback, or from cured cuts; such as, bacon or salt pork.
lardy (adjective), more lardy, most lardy
A reference to being full of or containing lard or fat: Being "paunchy" is one example that describes what a lardy person is.
A big belly full of fat.
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Related fat-word units: adipo-; lipo-; obeso-; oleo-; omento-; pimelo-; pio-; sebo-; steato-.