Definition of lardon in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɑːdən/
(also lardoon /lɑːˈduːn/)


A chunk or cube of bacon used to lard meat.
Example sentences
  • 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).

Words that rhyme with lardon

Baden, Baden-Baden, Coloradan, garden, harden, Nevadan, pardon

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