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Words used to describe meat

boneless

adjective

boneless meat or fish has had the bones removed before it is sold

bony

adjective

fish that is bony has a lot of bones in it, making it difficult to eat

flyblown

adjective

flyblown meat has flies’ eggs on it

jellied

adjective

jellied meat or fish has been covered with a solid clear substance that you can eat

jerk

adjective

jerk meat has been marinated in a mixture of spices with a strong flavor

lean

adjective

lean meat has very little fat in it

meaty

adjective

containing a lot of meat

skinless

adjective

skinless meat has had the skin removed from it

tough

adjective

food, especially meat, that is tough is very difficult to cut and chew

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