Origin of Pork
From Middle English pork, porc, via Anglo-Norman from Old French porc (“swine, hog, pig", also "pork"), from Latin porcus (“domestic hog, pig"), from Proto-Indo-European *porḱ- (“young swine, young pig"). Cognate with Old English fearh (“young pig, hog"). More at farrow.
Middle English from Old French porc pig from Latin porcus porko- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Used in English since the 14th century, and as a term of abuse since the 17th century.
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