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Definition: Dermestes lardarius
Bacon \Ba"con\, n. [OF. bacon, fr. OHG. bacho, bahho, flitch of
bacon, ham; akin to E. back. Cf. Back the back side.]
The back and sides of a pig salted and smoked; formerly, the
flesh of a pig salted or fresh.
Bacon beetle (Zo["o]l.), a beetle (Dermestes lardarius)
which, especially in the larval state, feeds upon bacon,
woolens, furs, etc. See Dermestes.
To save one's bacon, to save one's self or property from
harm or loss. [Colloq.]
Dermestes \Der*mes"tes\, n. [NL., from Gr. dermhsth`s; de`rma
skin + root of ? to eat.] (Zo["o]l.)
A genus of coleopterous insects, the larv[ae] of which feed
animal substances. They are very destructive to dries meats,
skins, woolens, and furs. The most common species is
Dermestes lardarius, known as the bacon beetle.