fleshed

adjective
\ ˈflesht How to pronounce fleshed (audio) \

Definition of fleshed

: having flesh especially of a specified kind often used in combinationpink-fleshedthick-fleshed

Examples of fleshed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Brown Turkey is a reliable variety with delicious, purple-fleshed fruits. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, "8 Fruit Trees You Can Grow Right on Your Porch," 24 July 2018 There are fresh asparagus spears still crunchy under beautiful white, firm-fleshed fish, veal stew with mushrooms, bitter greens salads, crusty bread, and vanilla custard or mille feuille for dessert. Stephanie Burt, Condé Nast Traveler, "28 Best Restaurants in Charleston," 2 May 2018 White Fish With Tomatoes and Basil This recipe was developed originally for cabrilla, a member of the grouper family, but works equally well for halibut, white sea bass or any other white-fleshed fish. Nicole Sours Larson, sandiegouniontribune.com, "White fish & vegetables," 9 July 2018 Yup, later this year, the cult-favorite '90s film will be making its Off-Broadway debut as a full-fleshed musical. Ruby Buddemeyer, Marie Claire, "'Clueless' Is Officially Becoming a Musical," 14 June 2018 The new spud is called the ‘‘Pinto Gold’’ and the university’s potato breeding program leader describes it as a high-yielding, yellow-fleshed specialty variety. BostonGlobe.com, "New England news in brief," 29 May 2018 This versatile white fleshed fish can be prepared in a variety of ways, so keep an eye out for it on menus served as sashimi, traditional nigiri sushi, boiled in soups and hot pots, or even grilled. Princess Cruises, Bon Appetit, "5 Fish Sushi Lovers Need to Know," 19 Mar. 2018 Look for white-fleshed fish such as halibut, sea bass or cod, preferably about two inches thick. David Tanis, New York Times, "Steamed Fish, Swimming in Flavor," 12 Jan. 2018 Broiling or grilling can cause lean, white-fleshed fish like halibut (but also thick flounder fillets, snapper, grouper and large sea scallops) to dry out. David Tanis, New York Times, "A Quick-Seared Fish That Sizzles and Satisfies," 13 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of fleshed

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Fleshed.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fleshed. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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