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  Definition of Bacon
  1. back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried
  2. English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
  3. English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292)
Similar Words: bacon, Francis Bacon, Sir Francis Bacon, Baron Verulam, 1st Baron Verulam, Viscount St. Albans, Roger Bacon

 

Hyponyms: flitch, side of bacon, gammon, bacon strip, Canadian bacon

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 熏咸肉   Danish: flæsk  
Dutch: bacon   Finnish: pekoni  
French: lardon   German: Speck  
Greek: μπέικον   Italian: pancetta  
Japanese: ベーコン   Korean: 베이컨  
Maltese: bejken   Russian: бекон  
Slovene: slanina   Spanish: tocino  
 
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