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

  • n. Meat, especially beef, that is dark-colored before being cooked.

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  • n. Meats such as beef that are dark red in colour when uncooked.
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from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. meat that is dark in color before cooking (as beef, venison, lamb, mutton)


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