meat packing


noun

the business or industry of slaughtering cattle and other meat animals and processing the carcasses for sale, sometimes including the packaging of processed meat products.

Origin of meat packing

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75

OTHER WORDS FROM meat packing

meat packer, noun
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