Definition of lardon in English:


Syllabification: lar·don
Pronunciation: /ˈlärdn
(also lardoon /lärˈdo͞on/)


  • A piece of bacon used to lard meat.
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    • Sprinkle the beef with the bacon lardons and chopped parsley.
    • It is dressed with a lively, mustardy vinaigrette and gigged with major-league lardons, cubes of crisped lean bacon that also work as a garnish to the good baked potatoes.
    • They came with tiny white beans that tasted of salt and goose fat (not unlike a confit) but with a herby edge, and ribbons of bright green savoy cabbage, cooked with bacon lardons.


late Middle English: from French, from lard 'bacon' (see lard).

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