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meats

noun
plural of meat

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1 animal and especially mammal tissue used as food
  • we need to go shopping; there's only enough meat in the freezer for one more dinner

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2 the central part or aspect of something under consideration
  • he dances all around it without ever addressing the meat of the issue

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“Meats.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/meats. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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