flesh-meat

noun

Definition of flesh-meat

: flesh sense 2b usually distinguished from fish

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History and Etymology for flesh-meat

Middle English fleshmete, from Old English flǣscmete, from flǣsc flesh + mete food

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“Flesh-meat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flesh-meat. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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