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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: porc 'pig', from Latin porcus

pork

noun
     
Related topics: Food, Government
pork [uncountable]
1DF the meat from pigs:
pork chops
2 American English informalPG government money spent in a particular area in order to get political advantages - used to show disapproval:
a bill filled with pork projects

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