luncheon meat


noun

any of various sausages or molded loaf meats, usually sliced and served cold, as in sandwiches or as garnishes for salads.

Nearby words

  1. lunch meat,
  2. lunchbox,
  3. lunchbucket,
  4. luncheon,
  5. luncheon club,
  6. luncheon voucher,
  7. luncheonette,
  8. lunchhook,
  9. lunchmeat,
  10. lunchpail

Origin of luncheon meat

First recorded in 1940–45

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British Dictionary definitions for luncheon meat

luncheon meat

noun

a ground mixture of meat (often pork) and cereal, usually tinned
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