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Cured meat from the back and sides of a pig. Old French “bacon” < Old High German “bacho”=buttock, side of ham < Germanic “*bakon.”

Cured meat from back/sides of a pig. Old French “bacon” < Latin “baconem” < Old High German “bacho” < Germanic “*bakon”=buttock, ham.

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