1Caribbean Any of various tropical climbing or creeping plants formerly gathered as animal fodder; especially (a) †the pelican flower, Aristolochia grandiflora (obsolete); (b) any of several plants of the genera Boerhavia and Ipomoea.
2The flesh, offal, etc., of a pig used as food; pork. Now chiefly US.
Late 15th century (in an earlier sense). In some forms from the genitive of hog + meat.