a young beef animal that has been fattened for marketing when 12 to 20 months old.
the meat of a baby beef.
Why Does A Cow Become Beef?When it comes to designating meat terminology, English has a few ways of distinguishing between the live animal and the dead animal on your plate. Why?
Origin of baby beef
An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
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