bacoun

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman bacon, bacun, from Frankish *bakō, from Proto-Germanic *bakô. Compare bak.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /baːˈkuːn/, /ˈbaːkun/, /ˈbaːkən/

Noun[edit]

bacoun (uncountable)

  1. Cured meat from the back and sides of a pig; bacon.
  2. Meat from the back and sides of a pig; pork.
  3. (rare) The corpse of a pig; a dead pig.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: bacon (see there for further descendants)
  • Scots: baucon
  • Yola: bawkoon

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