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

  • n. The business or activity of slaughtering animals and preparing the meat for sale.

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  • n. The slaughter and further processing of animals for meat

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. wholesale packaging of meat for future sale (including slaughtering and processing and distribution to retailers)


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