Etymology
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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.)).

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Definitions of gammon

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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