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- n. A prepackaged meal purchased frozen and heated at home.
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- n. a meal that is prepared in advance and frozen; can be heated and served
A genericized trademark, originally used for a brand of packaged meal developed in 1953 for Swanson & Sons. The name in full was TV Brand Frozen Dinner. (Wiktionary)