red meat

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noun

any meat that is dark-colored before cooking, as beef, lamb, venison, or mutton (distinguished from white meat).

Nearby words

  1. red maids,
  2. red man,
  3. red maple,
  4. red mass,
  5. red matipo,
  6. red mercuric oxide,
  7. red mercuric sulfide,
  8. red mercury,
  9. red mist,
  10. red mombin

Origin of red meat

First recorded in 1895–1900

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British Dictionary definitions for red meat

red meat

noun

any meat that is dark in colour, esp beef and lambCompare white meat
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