Lard vs Butter what difference

what is difference between Lard and Butter

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Old French lard (bacon), from Latin lardum, laridum (bacon fat).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /lɑːd/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /lɑɹd/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)d

Noun

lard (countable and uncountable, plural lards)

  1. Fat from the abdomen of a pig, especially as prepared for use in cooking or pharmacy.
  2. (obsolete) Fatty meat from a pig; bacon, pork.
  3. (slang) Excess fat on a person or animal.
    • 2020, Sophie Ranald, Thank You, Next: A perfect, uplifting and funny romantic comedy
      My wonderful partner is fond of pointing out that he and I have done the Covid crisis on easy mode: we have no children, no caring responsibilities, [] we have a fabulous community of people at our local fitness studio to keep the lockdown lard at bay and the cats love joining us for afternoon naps.

Translations

Verb

lard (third-person singular simple present lards, present participle larding, simple past and past participle larded)

  1. (cooking) To stuff (meat) with bacon or pork before cooking.
  2. To smear with fat or lard.
    • 1740, William Somervile, Hobbinol
      In his buff doublet larded o’er with fat / Of slaughtered brutes.
  3. To garnish or strew, especially with reference to words or phrases in speech and writing.
  4. To fatten; to enrich.
    • [The oak] with his nuts larded many swine.
  5. (obsolete, intransitive) To grow fat.
  6. To mix or garnish with something, as by way of improvement; to interlard.
    • 1682, John Dryden, Mac Flecknoe
      Let no alien Sedley interpose / To lard with wit thy hungry Epsom prose.

Derived terms

  • lardaceous
  • lardass
  • lardball
  • lardboy
  • lardbucket
  • lardbutt
  • enlard
  • larding needle
  • lardlike
  • lardless
  • lardoon
  • lardy
  • leaf lard
  • overlard
  • tub of lard
  • unlarded

Translations

Anagrams

  • ARLD, LDAR, LRAD, darl

French

Etymology

From Old French lard, from Latin lardum, laridum (bacon fat).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /laʁ/

Noun

lard m (plural lards)

  1. bacon
  2. lard

Further reading

  • “lard” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Old French

Etymology

From Latin lardum, laridum (bacon fat).

Noun

lard m (oblique plural larz or lartz, nominative singular larz or lartz, nominative plural lard)

  1. cut of meat from a pig
  2. lard (fatty substance)

Descendants

  • English: lard
  • French: lard

Romanian

Etymology

From Latin lardum, laridum (bacon fat).

Noun

lard n (plural larduri)

  1. (regional) bacon
  2. (regional) pig-fat

Declension

Synonyms

  • slănină

Derived terms

  • lărdos
  • lărdar

Romansch

Etymology

From Latin lardum, laridum (bacon fat).

Noun

lard m

  1. (Puter) bacon

Synonyms

  • charnpüerch
  • panzetta


English

Pronunciation

  • enPR: bŭʹtər, IPA(key): /ˈbʌtəɹ/
      • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈbʌtə/, [ˈbɐtʰə]
      • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈbʌtɚ/, [ˈbʌɾɚ]
      • (Scotland, Wales) IPA(key): /ˈbʌtɚ/, [ˈbʌʔɚ], /ˈbʌtɻ/
    • Rhymes: -ʌtə(ɹ)
  • (Northern England, Midlands) IPA(key): /ˈbʊtə/
    • Rhymes: -ʊtə(ɹ)
  • Hyphenation: but‧ter

Etymology 1

From Middle English buter, butter, from Old English butere, from Proto-West Germanic *buterā, from Latin būtȳrum, from Ancient Greek βούτῡρον (boútūron, cow cheese), compound of βοῦς (boûs, ox, cow) and τῡρός (tūrós, cheese).

Noun

butter (usually uncountable, plural butters)

  1. A soft, fatty foodstuff made by churning the cream of milk (generally cow’s milk).
  2. Any of various foodstuffs made from other foods or oils, similar in consistency to, eaten like or intended as a substitute for butter (preceded by the name of the food used to make it).
  3. (obsolete, chemistry) Any specific soft substance.
  4. (aviation, slang) A smooth plane landing.
Derived terms
Related terms
  • butterfly
  • butter-ham
Translations

Verb

butter (third-person singular simple present butters, present participle buttering, simple past and past participle buttered)

  1. (transitive) To spread butter on.
  2. To move one’s weight backwards or forwards onto the tips or tails of one’s skis or snowboard so only the tip or tail is in contact with the snow.
  3. (slang, obsolete, transitive) To increase (stakes) at every throw of dice, or every game.
Derived terms
Translations
See also
  • butyraceous
  • ghee

Etymology 2

butt +‎ -er

Noun

butter (plural butters)

  1. Someone who butts, or who butts in.
    • 2005, David E. Fastovsky, David B. Weishampel, The Evolution and Extinction of the Dinosaurs (page 156)
      [] these animals lacked self-correcting mechanisms of the kind seen in modern head-butters such as goats and big-horn sheep that would have kept the tremendous forces aligned with the rest of the skeleton.

Etymology 3

Derived from the aviation slang term

Adjective

butter (comparative more butter, superlative most butter)

  1. Very smooth, very soft
    That landing was total butter!

French

Etymology

From butte.

Verb

butter

  1. to heap

Conjugation

Further reading

  • “butter” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

German

Verb

butter

  1. inflection of buttern:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. singular imperative

Middle English

Noun

butter

  1. Alternative form of buter

Swedish

Adjective

butter (comparative buttrare, superlative buttrast)

  1. grumpy

Declension

Anagrams

  • brutet, buttre

West Flemish

Noun

butter ?

  1. Alternative form of beuter

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