un·​eat·​en | \ ˌən-ˈē-tᵊn How to pronounce uneaten (audio) \

Definition of uneaten

: not eaten uneaten food

Examples of uneaten in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These proteins don’t need room to graze and expel methane, don’t waste uneaten parts of an animal, and are less likely to contain bacteria like salmonella. Alex Beggs, Bon Appétit, 26 Apr. 2022 The next morning the bobcat returned to cache uneaten eggs in the ground to consume at a later date. New York Times, 28 Mar. 2022 What better metaphor for motherhood than bleeding over a plate of uneaten sloppy joes? Rachel Syme, The New Yorker, 23 Mar. 2022 Farmers have long understood that returning uneaten plants and vegetables to the earth replenishes nutrients in the soil. James Rainey, Los Angeles Times, 16 Mar. 2022 Area residents are being advised to not allow pets to run loose, and refrain from leaving uneaten pet food or scraps near residences. William Thornton | Wthornton@al.com, al, 6 May 2022 Dispute comes as haulers face massive changes under new law requiring recycling of yard waste, uneaten food. David Garrick, San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 Apr. 2022 This includes stems, peels, cores, rotten produce, unused products deemed expired, and uneaten leftovers. Danielle Bernabe, Fortune, 12 Jan. 2022 As the tables for Thanksgiving and other end of year holidays pile high with turkey, ham, sides and desserts, food scraps and uneaten leftovers eventually are shoveled into the trash can. Sarah Bowman, The Indianapolis Star, 20 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of uneaten

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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17 Jun 2022

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“Uneaten.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uneaten. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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