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veal

 (vēl)
n.
1. The meat of a calf.
2. also veal·er (vē′lər) A calf raised to be slaughtered for food.

[Middle English veel, from Old French, from Latin vitellus, diminutive of vitulus, calf; see wet- in Indo-European roots.]

veal

(viːl)
n
1. (Cookery) the flesh of the calf used as food
2. (Animals) Also called: veal calf a calf, esp one bred for eating
[C14: from Old French veel, from Latin vitellus a little calf, from vitulus calf]

veal

(vil)

n.
1. the flesh of a calf as used for food.
2. Also, veal′er. a calf raised for its meat.
[1350–1400; Middle English ve(e)l < Anglo-French vel (Old French veel, veal) < Latin vitellus, diminutive of vitulus calf]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.veal - meat from a calfveal - meat from a calf      
calf - young of domestic cattle
meat - the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
cut of veal - cut of meat from a calf
calves' feet - feet of calves used as food; usually jellied
Translations
لـَحْمُ العَجْللَحْم العِجِل
telecí
kalvekød
vasikanlihavasikka
teletina
borjúhús
kálfakjöt
子牛の肉
송아지 고기
veršiena
teļa gaļa
teľacina
teletina
kalvköttkalv
เนื้อลูกวัว
thịt bê

veal

[viːl] Nternera f

veal

[ˈviːl]
nveau m
modif [chops, steak, escalope] → de veauveal crate n box pour l'élevage des veaux de batterie

veal

nKalbfleisch nt; veal cutletKalbsschnitzel nt

veal

[viːl] n(carne f di) vitello

veal

(viːl) noun
the flesh of a calf, used as food. We had veal for dinner.

veal

لـَحْمُ العَجْل telecí kalvekød Kalbfleisch μοσχαρίσιο κρέας ternera vasikanliha veau teletina carne di vitello 子牛の肉 송아지 고기 kalfsvlees kalvekjøtt cielęcina vitela телятина kalvkött เนื้อลูกวัว dana eti thịt bê 小牛肉
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Nor did Meg miss any of the romance from the daily parting, when her husband followed up his kiss with the tender inquiry, "Shall I send some veal or mutton for dinner, darling?
at once shadowy and sensual, A tender loin of beef, a hind-quarter of veal, a spare-rib of pork, a particular chicken, or a remarkably praiseworthy turkey, which had perhaps adorned his board in the days of the elder Adams, would be remembered; while all the subsequent experience of our race, and all the events that brightened or darkened his individual career, had gone over him with as little permanent effect as the passing breeze.
The meat is made into balls about the size of billiard balls, and being well seasoned and spiced might be taken for turtle-balls or veal balls.
said Jurgis' friend; the things that went into the mixture were tripe, and the fat of pork, and beef suet, and hearts of beef, and finally the waste ends of veal, when they had any.
A roaring, ranting, sleek man-thief, Who lived on mutton, veal, and beef, Yet never would afford relief To needy, sable sons of grief, Was big with heavenly union.
Jennings on her side treated them both with all possible kindness, was solicitous on every occasion for their ease and enjoyment, and only disturbed that she could not make them choose their own dinners at the inn, nor extort a confession of their preferring salmon to cod, or boiled fowls to veal cutlets.
On one occasion, when an execution had just been put in, coming home through some chance as early as six o'clock, I saw her lying (of course with a twin) under the grate in a swoon, with her hair all torn about her face; but I never knew her more cheerful than she was, that very same night, over a veal cutlet before the kitchen fire, telling me stories about her papa and mama, and the company they used to keep.
And they fought for veal cutlets out of a silver basket.
The second course was two ducks trussed up in the form of fiddles; sausages and puddings resembling flutes and hautboys, and a breast of veal in the shape of a harp.
I do love veal and ham--I mean to say mouse and bacon "
If there be troutlets enough," said Don Quixote, "they will be the same thing as a trout; for it is all one to me whether I am given eight reals in small change or a piece of eight; moreover, it may be that these troutlets are like veal, which is better than beef, or kid, which is better than goat.
replied D'Artagnan, "for my part, I am eating veal garnished with shrimps and vegetables.