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veal

noun \ ˈvēl \

Definition of veal

1 :the flesh of a young calf
2 :calf; especially :vealer

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Origin and Etymology of veal

Middle English veel, borrowed from Anglo-French, "calf, veal," going back to Latin vitellus "small calf," diminutive of vitulus "calf"; akin to Greek hétalon "yearling," Old English wether "ram" — more at wether


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veal

verb

Definition of veal

transitive verb
:to kill and dress (a calf) for veal

First Known Use of veal

circa 1901


VEAL Defined for English Language Learners

veal

noun

Definition of veal for English Language Learners

  • : the meat of a young cow (called a calf) that is used for food


VEAL Defined for Kids

veal

noun \ ˈvēl \

Definition of veal for Students

:the meat of a young calf used for food


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