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Meaning of PORK

Pronunciation:  powrk

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  meat from a domestic hog or pig
  2. [n]  a legislative appropriation designed to ingratiate legislators with their constituents

PORK is a 4 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: porc, pork barrel
 See Also: appropriation, cochon de lait, cut of pork, grunter, hog, meat, pig, pigs' feet, pigs' knuckles, pork loin, salt pork, squealer, suckling pig, Sus scrofa



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: 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