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spek, noun

/spek/, /spɛk/
Origin:
DutchShow more Dutch, pork(-fat), bacon.
a. In historical contexts. Hippopotamus fat; zeekoe spek, see zeekoe sense 2. b. Pork or bacon fat. Also Englished form speck, and attributive.
Note:
Found in U.S. English as ‘speck’.
1688 [see spekboom sense 1].
1991 Weekend Post 4 May (Leisure) 6Venison is a dry meat and should be well larded with spek or bacon fat.
Hippopotamus fat; zeekoe spek, see zeekoe2.
Pork or bacon fat. Also Englished form speck, and attributive.

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