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Lard vs. Butter

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Main Difference

The main difference between Lard and Butter is that the Lard is a pig fat in both its rendered and unrendered forms and Butter is a dairy product.

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Wikipedia
  • Lard (noun)

    Fat from the abdomen of a pig, especially as prepared for use in cooking or pharmacy.

  • Lard (noun)

    Fatty meat from a pig; bacon, pork.

  • Lard (verb)

    To stuff (meat) with bacon or pork before cooking.

  • Lard (verb)

    To smear with fat or lard.

  • Lard (verb)

    To garnish or strew, especially with reference to words or phrases in speech and writing.

  • Lard (verb)

    To fatten; to enrich.

  • Lard (verb)

    To grow fat.

  • Lard (verb)

    To mix or garnish with something, as by way of improvement; to interlard.

  • Butter (noun)

    A soft, fatty foodstuff made by churning the cream of milk (generally cow's milk).

  • Butter (noun)

    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).

    "peanut butter"

  • Butter (noun)

    Any specific soft substance.

    "butter of antimony; butter of arsenic"

  • Butter (noun)

    Someone who butts in.

  • Butter (verb)

    To spread butter on.

    "Butter the toast."

  • Butter (verb)

    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.

  • Butter (verb)

    To increase (stakes) at every throw of dice, or every game.

Wiktionary
  • Lard (noun)

    fat from the abdomen of a pig that is rendered and clarified for use in cooking.

  • Lard (noun)

    excess fat in a person

    "I've got to give up fags and shift some lard"

    "he's just a tub of lard"

  • Lard (verb)

    insert strips of fat or bacon in (meat) before cooking

    "he larded the joint with garlic and anchovies"

  • Lard (verb)

    smear or cover (a foodstuff) with lard or fat to prevent it drying out during storage

    "farmhouse cheeses are dipped in wax or larded"

  • Lard (verb)

    embellish (talk or writing) with an excessive number of esoteric or technical expressions

    "his conversation is larded with quotations from Coleridge"

  • Lard (verb)

    cover or fill thickly or excessively

    "the pages were larded with corrections and crossings-out"

  • Butter (noun)

    a pale yellow edible fatty substance made by churning cream and used as a spread or in cooking.

  • Butter (verb)

    spread (something) with butter

    "Lily buttered a slice of toast"

Oxford Dictionary
  • Lard (noun)

    Bacon; the flesh of swine.

  • Lard (noun)

    The fat of swine, esp. the internal fat of the abdomen; also, this fat melted and strained.

  • Lard

    To stuff with bacon; to dress or enrich with lard; esp., to insert lardons of bacon or pork in the surface of, before roasting; as, to lard poultry.

  • Lard

    To fatten; to enrich.

  • Lard

    To smear with lard or fat.

  • Lard

    To mix or garnish with something, as by way of improvement; to interlard.

  • Lard (verb)

    To grow fat.

  • Butter (noun)

    An oily, unctuous substance obtained from cream or milk by churning.

  • Butter (noun)

    Any substance resembling butter in degree of consistence, or other qualities, especially, in old chemistry, the chlorides, as butter of antimony, sesquichloride of antimony; also, certain concrete fat oils remaining nearly solid at ordinary temperatures, as butter of cacao, vegetable butter, shea butter.

  • Butter (noun)

    One who, or that which, butts.

  • Butter

    To cover or spread with butter.

  • Butter

    To increase, as stakes, at every throw or every game.

Webster Dictionary
  • Lard (noun)

    soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog

  • Lard (verb)

    prepare or cook with lard;

    "lard meat"

  • Lard (verb)

    add details to

  • Butter (noun)

    an edible emulsion of fat globules made by churning milk or cream; for cooking and table use

  • Butter (noun)

    a fighter who strikes the opponent with his head

  • Butter (verb)

    spread butter on;

    "butter bread"

Princeton's WordNet

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