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gammon (n.)

"ham or haunch of a swine," especially when smoked and cured, early 15c., gambon, from Old North French gambon "ham" (Old French jambon, 13c.), from gambe (Old French jambe) "leg," from Late Latin gamba "leg of an animal" (see gambol (n.)).

updated on February 09, 2015

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Definitions of gammon from WordNet

gammon (n.)
meat cut from the thigh of a hog (usually smoked);
Synonyms: ham / jambon
gammon (n.)
hind portion of a side of bacon;
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