pulled

adjective
\ ˈpu̇ld also ˈpəld \

Definition of pulled 

of meat : prepared after being cooked to tenderness by being pulled apart into pieces or shreds pulled pork pulled chicken

First Known Use of pulled

1737, in the meaning defined above

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