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Definition of pork noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    pork

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//pɔːk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//pɔːrk//
     
    [uncountable] Meat
     
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  1. 1 meat from a pig that has not been cured (= preserved using salt or smoke) roast pork pork chops a leg of pork compare bacon, gammon, ham See related entries: Meat
  2. 2(North American English, informal) = pork barrel
  3. Word Origin Middle English: from Old French porc, from Latin porcus ‘pig’.Extra examples a bag of pork rinds a packet of pork scratchings roast leg of pork
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pork