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Rodilardus

A huge cat which seared Panurge, and which he declared to be a puny devil. The word means “gnaw-bacon” (Latin, rodo-lardum). (Rabelais: Gargantua and Pantagruel, iv. 67.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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