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Another word for meat

  1. Something fit to be eaten

      1. The thick wormlike larva of certain beetles and other insects.
      2. (Old, Informal) A person who does menial or tedious work; drudge
      3. (Slang) Food.
      1. (Slang) Food.
      2. Food, especially snacks.
      1. Any of a breed of medium-sized dog, originally from China, with a thick, dark coat and a blue-black tongue
      2. (Slang) Food or mealtime
      1. (Informal, Dial.) Articles of food, esp. when prepared for use
      2. (Now Chiefly Dial.) Food or other provisions
      1. Something that sustains something else; essential support:
      2. One's means of livelihood; maintenance; support
      3. Something, especially food, that sustains life or health:
      1. A clause, as in a legal document, agreement, etc., stipulating or requiring some specific thing; proviso; condition
      2. The act of making preparations for a possible or future event or situation:
      3. Necessary supplies, such as food and clothing, as for a journey.
      1. Dry food, such as hay, used as feed for livestock.
      2. (Informal) Provisions; food
      1. Any oversimplified or bland writing, ideas, etc.
      2. Material lacking real value or substance:
      3. Any soft or semiliquid food for babies or invalids
      1. Nourishment for the mind
      2. Insipid intellectual nourishment:
      3. Food or sustenance
      1. The science or study that deals with food and nourishment, especially in humans.
      2. Anything that nourishes; nourishment; food
      3. A source of nourishment; food.
      1. Anything that promotes growth, development, or good health
      2. Anything that nourishes; food
      3. A source of nourishment; food.
      1. (--- Biology) The sum of environmental influences and conditions acting on an organism, especially in contrast to heredity.
      2. The act or process of raising or promoting the development of; training, educating, fostering, etc.
      3. Anything that nourishes; food; nutriment
      1. A nourishing or being nourished
      2. The act of nourishing or the state of being nourished
      3. Something that nourishes; food; nutriment
      1. An instance of material which may be used as food.
      2. Any substance used as food
      1. Material, especially carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, that an organism uses for energy, growth, and maintaining the processes of life. Plants, algae, and some bacteria make their own food through photosynthesis, while animals and most other organisms obtain food by consuming other organisms or organic matter.
      2. Something that nourishes or sustains in a way suggestive of physical nourishment:
      3. A specified kind of nourishment:
      1. Food available to be eaten
      2. The usual kind of diet
      3. Food and drink; diet:
      1. Something fit for food, esp. a vegetable
      1. Anything fit to be eaten; food
      1. A program or plan consisting of a special or limited selection of food and drink and designed to promote health or a gain or loss of weight; specif., such a program or plan designed to promote weight loss
      2. Something used, enjoyed, or provided regularly:
      3. The food and drink such a plan prescribes
      1. Something that can be eaten as food:
      2. Food
      1. Food in general, regarded as necessary for sustaining life:
      2. A staple food made from flour or meal mixed with other dry and liquid ingredients, usually combined with a leavening agent, and kneaded, shaped into loaves, and baked.
      3. Food generally
      1. Something that supports or sustains.
      2. Means of support; necessity
      3. Anything that nourishes; food
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  2. The most central and material part

      1. A grievance
      2. (Law) The essential part of a complaint or accusation
      3. The main claim or most important aspect of a complaint against a defendant.
      1. Matter of a particular kind or chemical composition
      2. Material possessions; goods; wealth:
      3. That which is real or practical in quality or character; practical value:
      1. (Sports) The control a player has over a ball, especially to give it spin, english, curve, or speed.
      2. Constituent elements or basic nature; essence; character
      3. Matter or substance of an unspecified or generalized kind
      1. A person as characterized by a stated quality:
      2. Strong loyalty or dedication:
      3. A force or principle believed to animate humans and often to endure after departing from the body of a person at death; the soul.
      1. Strong, deeply felt emotion conveyed by a speaker, performer, or artist:
      2. A person considered as the embodiment of an intangible quality; a personification:
      3. The spirit of a dead person, thought of as separate from the body and leading an existence of its own
      1. The usually underground portion of a plant that lacks buds, leaves, or nodes and serves as support, draws minerals and water from the surrounding soil, and sometimes stores food.
      2. The source, origin, or cause of an action, quality, condition, etc.
      3. (Linguis.) The fundamental element of a word or form, exclusive of all affixes and inflectional phonetic changes
      1. The most nearly perfect or most typical manifestation of a quality or thing
      2. A form of dark energy due to a hypothetical scalar field that permeates all space, the energy density of which varies across space and time, in contrast to the cosmological constant.
      3. In ancient and medieval philosophy, the fifth and highest essence after the four elements of earth, air, fire, and water, thought to be the substance of the heavenly bodies and latent in all things.
      1. The soft, spongy tissue in the center of certain plant stems
      2. The soft core of various other things, as of a bone or feather
      3. The soft, spongy tissue in the center of the stems of most flowering plants, gymnosperms, and ferns. Pith is composed of parenchyma cells. In plants that undergo secondary growth, such as angiosperms, the pith is surrounded by the vascular tissues and is gradually compressed by the inward growth of the vascular tissue known as xylem. In plants with woody stems, the pith dries out and often disintegrates as the plant grows older, leaving the stem hollow.
      1. The essence; the core:
      2. A small piece
      3. (Informal) The point of a story or gist of a matter
      1. The inmost, choicest, or essential part; the pith.
      2. The soft, vascular, fatty tissue that fills the cavities of most bones
      3. (Geordie, informal) A friend, pal, buddy, mate.
      1. The central, most important part of something; core; essence
      2. A small amount of something, especially when potentially developing into something else:
      3. The usually edible seed inside the hard covering of a nut or fruit stone.
      1. Emotional constitution, basic disposition, or character:
      2. The human heart considered as the center or source of emotions, personality attributes, etc.
      3. A person esteemed or admired as lovable, loyal, or courageous:
      1. The central idea; the essence.
      2. The essence or main point, as of an article or argument
      3. (Law) The grounds for action in a suit.
      1. A substance that keeps, in concentrated form, the flavor, fragrance, or other properties of the plant, drug, food, etc. from which it is extracted; essential oil
      2. The inherent, unchanging nature of a thing or class of things.
      3. (Philos.) The inward nature of anything, underlying its manifestations; true substance
      1. (Anat.) The main muscles of the human trunk, including those of the back, sides, abdomen, and, sometimes, pelvis
      2. (Elec.) A mass of magnetic material placed inside a wire coil, serving to channel and increase the strength of the magnetic field resulting from current in the coil
      3. (Anatomy) The muscles in the trunk of the human body, including those of the abdomen and chest, that stabilize the spine, pelvis, and shoulders.
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Another word for meat

  1. Animal flesh

      1. The flesh of a deer, used as food
      1. (Sports) A competitor who is designated to set a fast pace for a teammate during a long-distance race.
      2. Any of various swift, burrowing mammals (order Lagomorpha), smaller than most hares and characterized by soft fur, long ears, a stubby tail, and the bearing of naked young
      3. A racehorse that is run at a fast pace early in a race in order to tire the favorite so that another horse can take the lead.
      1. Clothing made of duck, especially white trousers.
      2. The flesh of a duck used as food.
      3. The flesh of a duck as food
      1. Any of various long-necked, web-footed, wild or domestic waterfowl that are like ducks but larger; esp., a female as distinguished from a gander
      2. Any of various wild or domesticated waterbirds of the family Anatidae, and especially of the genera Anser, Branta, and Chen, characteristically having a shorter neck than that of a swan and a shorter, more pointed bill than that of a duck.
      3. The flesh of a goose, used for food
      1. The flesh of a turkey
      2. A large North American bird (Meleagris gallopavo) that has brownish plumage and a bare wattled head and neck and is widely domesticated for food.
      3. The flesh of this bird, used as food.
      1. A common gallinaceous farm bird (Gallus domesticus) raised for its edible eggs or flesh; hen or rooster, esp. a young one: classed in a family (Phasianidae) that includes pheasants, quail, and peafowl
      2. A common domesticated fowl (Gallus domesticus) widely raised for meat and eggs and believed to be descended from the jungle fowl G. gallus.
      3. The flesh of the chicken, used as food.
      1. A young sheep, especially one that is not yet weaned.
      2. A gentle or innocent person, particularly a child
      3. The flesh of a young sheep, used as food
      1. The flesh of fully grown sheep.
      2. (Typography slang) Em, a unit of measurement equal to the height of the type in use.
      3. The flesh of sheep used as food.
      1. The meat of a calf.
      2. The flesh of a young calf, used as food
      3. A calf raised to be slaughtered for food.
      1. The soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate, covering the bones and consisting mainly of skeletal muscle and fat:
      2. Such tissue of an animal, used as food:
      3. The flesh of any animal as food; meat; esp., meat other than fish or fowl
      1. Material, especially carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, that an organism uses for energy, growth, and maintaining the processes of life. Plants, algae, and some bacteria make their own food through photosynthesis, while animals and most other organisms obtain food by consuming other organisms or organic matter.
      2. Something that nourishes or sustains in a way suggestive of physical nourishment:
      3. A specified kind of nourishment:
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  2. Substance

      1. The substance or significance of a written work, especially as contrasted with its form.
      2. (--- Business) Written matter, pictorial images, movies, videos, recorded music, etc. regarded collectively as the source material for merchandise in various, esp. electronic, formats or media
      3. Essential meaning; substance
      1. A puzzling or apparently insoluble problem.
      2. The basic, central, or critical point or feature:
      3. A difficult problem; puzzling thing
      1. What is meant; what is intended to be, or in fact is, signified, indicated, referred to, or understood
      2. A sense of importance or purpose:
      3. Something that is conveyed or intended, especially by language; sense or significance:
      1. Importance; significance:
      2. Meaning; signification:
      3. Meaning; signification
      1. The central idea; the essence.
      2. (Law) The grounds for action in a suit.
      3. The essence or main point, as of an article or argument