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peameal

[ pee-meel ]
/ ˈpiˌmil /
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noun
finely ground dried split peas, used as a coating for cured meat.
Usually pea·meal ba·con .Canadian. relatively lean bacon cut from the loin and coated with peameal or, now more typically, cornmeal: The special includes your choice of peameal or farmer's sausage, two eggs any style, toast, and home fries. Also called back bacon .
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Origin of peameal

First recorded in 1795–1800; pea1 + meal2
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How to use peameal in a sentence

  • The action is intensified by the use of peameal in addition to the bran.

    Animal Proteins|Hugh Garner Bennett
  • Toy dogs should never be given any biscuit containing oatmeal or Indian corn meal, or peameal.

    A Manual of Toy Dogs|Mrs. Leslie Williams
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