white meat


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white meat

n.
Light-colored meat, especially of poultry.

white meat

n
(Cookery) any meat that is light in colour, such as veal or the breast of turkey. Compare red meat

white meat

- The pale meat of poultry, rabbit, or veal; red meat is from beef or lamb.
See also related terms for lamb.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.white meat - meat carved from the breast of a fowlwhite meat - meat carved from the breast of a fowl
helping, serving, portion - an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal; "the helpings were all small"; "his portion was larger than hers"; "there's enough for two servings each"
chicken, poulet, volaille - the flesh of a chicken used for food
turkey - flesh of large domesticated fowl usually roasted
Translations

white meat

ncarni fpl bianche
References in classic literature ?
With this significant remark the Supreme Gobbler left him, and thenceforward the Pious Person dreamed of himself as white meat and dark until rudely awakened by decapitation.
But the spermaceti itself, how bland and creamy that is; like the transparent, half-jellied, white meat of a cocoanut in the third month of its growth, yet far too rich to supply a substitute for butter.
The native, first placing a calabash beneath the nose, as it were, of his curious-looking log-steed, for the purpose of receiving the grated fragments as they fall, mounts astride of it as if it were a hobby-horse, and twirling the inside of his hemispheres of cocoanut around the sharp teeth of the mother-of-pearl shell, the pure white meat falls in snowy showers into the receptacle provided.
The stone came down with a thump on the white meat, and thereafter arose and fell in a sort of tom-tom accompaniment to the poet's song:
These lizards, when cooked, yield a white meat, which is liked by those whose stomachs soar above all prejudices.
2 Serve with a small spoonful of the brown crab meat, topped with a big spoonful of the white meat mixture, and some crunchy watercress on the side.
QUETTA -- Balochistan government is taking concrete measures to promote fisheries sector to make the province self-sufficient in production of white meat.
He said the government was committed to development and progress of fisheries to meet the white meat requirement of the masses.
TAP) - A project for the production and drying of milk and that of red and white meat at a cost of nearly EUR 230 million (596 MD) that may initially employ 2,000 specialised workers and 3,000 others non-specialised would be created by an Algerian investor, according to a study he presented to the Tunisian government and a copy of which was received by TAP correspondent in Jendouba.
In a move that is part of Atria's wider plan to build a strong poultry business in Sweden, the acquisition of Lagerberg marks the company's entry into Sweden's white meat processing sector.
White meat was defined as lighter-colored meat from poultry and rabbits, while "processed meat" referred to bacon, poultry sausage, deli meats, ham, and hot dogs.
LAHORE -- White meat is fulfilling 50 percent poultry needs in the country and it is an inexpensive source of providing protein as compared to red meat.