Bacon Meaning

There are 3 meaning(s) for word Bacon

Meaning 1 : English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292)

    Synonyms : roger bacon
Meaning 2 : English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)

    Synonyms : 1st baron verulam,  baron verulam,  francis bacon,  sir francis bacon,  viscount st. albans
Meaning 3 : back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried