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white meat

noun

Simple Definition of white meat

  • : meat that comes from the breast or other thick parts of a chicken, turkey, etc., and that is lighter in color than the other parts when cooked; also : meat (such as pork) that is lighter in color than beef when cooked

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of white meat

  1. :  meat that comes from the breast or other thick parts of a chicken, turkey, etc., and that is lighter in color than the other parts when cooked; also :  meat (such as pork) that is lighter in color than beef when cooked

Word by Word Definitions

whiteplay
  1. :  free from color

    :  of the color of new snow or milk

    :  of the color white

  1. :  the achromatic object color of greatest lightness characteristically perceived to belong to objects that reflect diffusely nearly all incident energy throughout the visible spectrum

    : :  a white or light-colored part of something: as

    :  a mass of albuminous material surrounding the yolk of an egg

  1. :  whiten

meatplay
  1. :  food

    :  solid food as distinguished from drink

    :  the edible part of something as distinguished from its covering (as a husk or shell)


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