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veal

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noun \ˈvēl\

Simple Definition of veal

  • : the meat of a young cow (called a calf) that is used for food

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of veal

  1. 1 :  the flesh of a young calf

  2. 2 :  calf; especially :  vealer

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Origin and Etymology of veal

Middle English veel, from Anglo-French, calf, veal, from Latin vitellus small calf, diminutive of vitulus calf — more at wether


First Known Use: 14th century


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veal

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Definition of veal

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to kill and dress (a calf) for veal



Circa 1901

First Known Use of veal

circa 1901


VEAL Defined for Kids

veal

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noun \ˈvēl\

Definition of veal for Students

  1. :  the meat of a young calf used for food




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