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Types of meat

bacon

noun

meat from a pig that is treated with smoke or salt, and is often cooked in rashers (=thin pieces)

beef

noun

the meat from a cow

beef

noun

relating to this meat

bushmeat

noun

the meat of wild animals that have been killed for food

chicken

noun

the meat of a chicken

crab

noun

the meat from a crab eaten as food

crabmeat

noun

the meat from a crab

dark meat

noun

meat from a part of a bird such as its leg that is darker than the rest. Lighter meat is called white meat.

duck

noun

the meat of a duck

goose

noun

the meat of a goose

ground beef

noun

mince

horseflesh

noun

horse meat

lamb

noun

the meat from a young sheep

lean

noun

meat that has very little fat in it

meat

noun

a particular type of meat

meatball

noun

meat that is cut into very small pieces, shaped into a ball, and cooked

mince

noun

meat, especially beef, that has been cut into very small pieces using a machine. The American word is ground beef.

mincemeat

noun

minced meat

mutton

noun

the meat from an adult sheep

partridge

noun

the meat from a partridge

pheasant

noun

the meat from a pheasant

pork

noun

the meat from a pig

poultry

noun

meat from birds such as chickens

quail

noun

this bird eaten as food

rabbit

noun

the meat from a rabbit

red meat

noun

meat such as beef or lamb that is red before it is cooked and dark after you have cooked it. Meat that is pale after you have cooked it is called white meat.

stewing steak

noun

beef (=meat from a cow) that is suitable for cooking in a stew

streaky bacon

noun

bacon (=thin pieces of meat from a pig) that has lines of fat in it

turkey

noun

the meat of a turkey

veal

noun

meat from a young cow

venison

noun

the meat from a deer

white meat

noun

meat such as chicken or pork that is pale after you have cooked it. Meat that is dark after cooking is called red meat.

white meat

noun

meat from the top part of a bird, for example its breast. Meat from the lower part is called dark meat.

wild boar

noun

the meat of a wild pig

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