Definition of lardon in English:


Line breaks: lar¦don
Pronunciation: /ˈlɑːdən
(also lardoon /-ˈduːn/)


A chunk or cube 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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