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debone

[dee-bohn] /diˈboʊn/
verb (used with object), deboned, deboning.
1.
to remove the bones from (meat, fish, or fowl); bone:
Before cooking, the chicken breasts should be deboned with a small, sharp knife.
Origin of debone
1940-1945
First recorded in 1940-45; de- + bone
Related forms
deboner, noun
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