from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Processed, prepackaged meat, often molded into a loaf and served sliced for use in sandwiches or salads. Also called lunchmeat.

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  • n. lunch meat

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  • n. any of various sausages or molded loaf meats sliced and served cold


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  • There is indeed a Luncheon meats list, replete with baloney and silver star’s blue ribbon dutch loaf.

    April 20, 2008

  • That was rather more like a peppercorn than what I expected melanoma to look like, even though the site says there's no pepper in the product.

    Why don't people take magnified pictures of other processed foods too, besides meat? I'd like to see those.

    April 20, 2008

  • I've heard there's a luncheon meats list. Not that us vegetarians could ever be found there. Oh no.

    April 20, 2008

  • I don't think I'll ever recover from that, skipvia. That black chunk in the salami looked like a melanoma.

    I'll never eat luncheon meats again. Not that I ate them in the first place, mind.

    April 20, 2008

  • I didn't go there.

    What was it, skip?

    April 19, 2008

  • Don't go here. I warned you...

    April 19, 2008

  • Thanks, skipv.

    February 19, 2008

  • Nobody seemed to be claiming this. It really should be chained_bear's.

    January 18, 2008