What is another word for lard?

Pronunciation: [lˈɑːd] (IPA)

Lard is a type of fat that comes from pigs and is used in cooking and baking. However, some people prefer not to use lard because of health or cultural reasons. Luckily, there are several alternatives that can be used in recipes instead of lard. These synonyms include vegetable shortening, coconut oil, butter, and olive oil. Each of these ingredients can be substituted for lard in recipes for biscuits, pie crusts, and fried foods. While they may not have the exact same flavor as lard, they can still provide the necessary texture and richness to your dishes.

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What are the hypernyms for Lard?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Lard?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for lard (as nouns)

    • food
      edible fat.
  • hyponyms for lard (as verbs)

What are the holonyms for Lard?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

What are the opposite words for lard?

The word "lard" generally refers to a type of fat that is obtained from the abdomen of a pig. However, there are several antonyms of this word that can help to articulate a different meaning. One of the antonyms for "lard" is "lean" which means to have little or no fat. Another antonym could be "skinny" which refers to a very thin body. Moreover, "slim", "thin", and "trim" are other antonyms that can be used to represent the opposite meaning of "lard". These antonyms can be useful in creating a distinction between the fatty food item and the healthy options available.

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Usage examples for Lard

Put a tablespoonful of lard into a spider and drop in the batter by spoonfuls, turning when done on one side.
"The Myrtle Reed Cook Book"
Myrtle Reed
Beat the eggs, add the soda to the milk and lard, then mix with the meal.
"The Myrtle Reed Cook Book"
Myrtle Reed
Spread lard over the bottom and sides of the baking-tin, place in the oven until very hot, then pour in the batter and bake in a quick oven until a delicate brown.
"The Myrtle Reed Cook Book"
Myrtle Reed

Famous quotes with Lard

  • They lard their lean books with the fat of others work.
    Richard Burton
  • To cause the face to appear in a mass of flame make use of the following: mix together thoroughly petroleum, lard, mutton tallow and quick lime. Distill this over a charcoal fire, and the liquid which results can be burned on the face without harm.
    Harry Houdini
  • I can still memory - taste the fresh buttermilk pancakes and hot buttermilk biscuits - both made with lard! - that were cooked on the top, or in the oven, of that ancient iron stove.
    Vernon L. Smith
  • We never had a bathtub. Mom would bathe me in the wooden or tin washtub in the kitchen, or in a big lard can.
    Ethel Waters
  • Pride grows in the human heart like lard on a pig.
    Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Related words: animal fat, cocoanut oil, cooking oil, olive oil, vegetable oil, canola oil, flax seed

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