textured vegetable protein

noun

Definition of textured vegetable protein

: protein from some vegetables and especially soybeans used as a substitute for or added to meat

First Known Use of textured vegetable protein

1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Textured vegetable protein.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/textured%20vegetable%20protein. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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