salt pork

salt pork
noun
fat from the back and sides and belly of a hog carcass cured with salt
Hypernyms: ↑pork, ↑porc
Hyponyms: ↑fatback, ↑sowbelly

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noun
: pork cured in salt or brine; specifically : cured pork from the belly, back, or side consisting largely of fat — compare bacon 3, fatback, side meat, sowbelly, white meat

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pork cured with salt, esp. the fat pork taken from the back, sides, and belly.
[1715-25]

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salt pork,
the fatty back or middle parts of a pig, cured with salt or in brine. Salt pork is used to flavor many dishes.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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