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horseflesh

[ hawrs-flesh ]
/ ˈhɔrsˌflɛʃ /
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noun
the flesh of a horse.
horses collectively, especially for riding, racing, etc.
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Origin of horseflesh

First recorded in 1490–1500; horse + flesh
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British Dictionary definitions for horseflesh

horseflesh
/ (ˈhɔːsˌflɛʃ) /

noun
horses collectively
the flesh of a horse, esp edible horse meat
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