variety meat

noun

: an edible part (such as the liver or tongue) of a slaughter animal other than skeletal muscle

Examples of variety meat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Meanwhile, through February, pork and pork variety meat exports accounted for 31 percent of all U.S. production, according to the U.S. Meat Export Federation. Fox News, 24 June 2020 Cook ground pork patties and ground pork mixtures such as meat loaf to 160 °F, and all organ and variety meats (heart, kidney, and liver) to 160 °F. Sasha Henriques, Woman's Day, 4 Sep. 2015 Exports of pork variety meats to China fell by 26% in the first half of 2018 from a year earlier, according to the U.S. Meat Export Federation. Benjamin Parkin, WSJ, 6 Sep. 2018 Hispanic shoppers are almost three times as likely as the overall population to buy variety meats, according to market-research firm Nielsen. Benjamin Parkin, WSJ, 6 Sep. 2018 China is the third-largest market for American pigs and the biggest market for variety meats (pig feet, livers and hearts), which most Americans do not eat. The Economist, 19 Apr. 2018 As variety meats go, intestines are not at the top of my list. Pete Wells, New York Times, 15 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of variety meat was in 1942

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“Variety meat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/variety%20meat. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

variety meat

noun
: an edible part (as the liver or tongue) of a slaughter animal other than skeletal muscle

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