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a black beetle, Dermestes lardarius, the larvae of which feed on dried meats, hides, furs, etc.
See dermestid


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    noun 1. a colorless or yellowish oil expressed from lard, used chiefly as a lubricant for cutting tools.

  • Lardon

    [lahr-dn] /ˈlɑr dn/ noun 1. a strip of fat used in larding, especially as drawn through the substance of meat, chicken, etc., with a kind of needle or pin. /ˈlɑːdən/ noun 1. a strip or cube of fat or bacon used in larding meat

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