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meat·ball

 (mēt′bôl′)
n.
1. A small ball of ground meat variously seasoned and cooked.
2. Slang A stupid, clumsy, or dull person.
3. Slang A pitch in baseball that is easy to hit.
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meatball

(ˈmiːtˌbɔːl)
n
1. (Cookery) minced beef, shaped into a ball before cooking
2. slang US and Canadian a stupid or boring person
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meat•ball

(ˈmitˌbɔl)

n.
1. a small ball of seasoned ground meat.
2. Slang. a clumsy or ineffectual person.
[1830–40]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.meatball - ground meat formed into a ball and fried or simmered in brothmeatball - ground meat formed into a ball and fried or simmered in broth
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
porcupine ball, porcupines - meat patties rolled in rice and simmered in a tomato sauce
Swedish meatball - meatballs simmered in stock
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meatball

noun
Slang. A large, ungainly, and dull-witted person:
Informal: lummox.
Slang: klutz, lug, meathead.
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Translations
masová kulička
kødbolle
lihapullalihapyörykkä
okruglica od mesa
kjötbolla
ミートボール
미트볼
köttbulle
ลูกชิ้น
thịt băm viên

meatball

[ˈmiːtˈbɔːl] Nalbóndiga f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

meatball

[ˈmiːtbɔːl] nboulette f de viandemeat-eater meat eater [ˈmiːtiːtər] n
(= animal) → carnivore m
(= person) → mangeur/euse m/f de viandemeat grinder n (US)hachoir mmeat hook ncrochet m de boucheriemeat loaf meatloaf [ˈmiːtləʊf] npain m de viandemeat pie ntourte f à la viandemeat products nplproduits mpl carnés
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

meatball

[ˈmiːtˌbɔːl] npolpetta di carne
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

meatball

كُرَةُ لَـحْمٍ masová kulička kødbolle Fleischkloß κεφτές albóndiga lihapulla boulette de viande okruglica od mesa polpetta ミートボール 미트볼 gehaktbal kjøttbolle klopsik almôndega фрикаделька köttbulle ลูกชิ้น köfte thịt băm viên 肉丸子
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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INGREDIENTS: (Makes 12-14 meatballs) For the meatballs: 400g minced beef 200g basmati rice, uncooked 2 onions, peeled (240g) 1 garlic clove, peeled 1 small bunch of parsley, top leafy part only (about 20g) 1 small bunch of mint, top leafy part only (about 20g) 1 small bunch of coriander, top leafy part only (about 20g) 1tsp ground coriander 1tsp ground turmeric, or grate 2cm fresh turmeric root 1tbsp salt A sprinkling of white pepper For the sauce: 3tbsp olive oil 1 onion, peeled and finely diced (120g) 1 leek, thinly sliced and washed 1 garlic, peeled and crushed 1 green chilli, thinly sliced 4 celery sticks, thinly sliced 1tsp ground turmeric, or grate 2cm fresh turmeric root 2 dried Persian limes (or 3 wide strips of peel from 1 lemon) 2 bay leaves Juice of 1 lemon METHOD: 1.
HEDGEHOG MEATBALLS INGREDIENTS: Makes 12-14 meatballs) For the meatballs: 400g minced beef 200g basmati rice, uncooked 2 onions, peeled (240g) garlic clove, peeled small bunch of parsley, top leafy part only (about 20g) small bunch of mint, top leafy part only (about 20g) small bunch of coriander, top leafy part only (about 20g) 1tsp ground coriander 1tsp ground turmeric, or grate 2cm fresh turmeric root 1tbsp salt A sprinkling of white pepper For the sauce: 3tbsp olive oil onion, peeled and finely diced 120g) leek, thinly sliced and washed garlic, peeled and crushed green chilli, thinly sliced 4 celery sticks, thinly sliced 1tsp ground turmeric, or grate 2cm fresh turmeric root 2 dried Persian limes (or 3 wide strips of peel from 1 lemon) 2 bay leaves Juice of 1 lemon METHOD: 1.
This hearty dish is the middle point between spaghetti and meatballs and soup.
The comfort of a heaping plate of pasta soaked in marinara sauce and delectable meatballs is simply great.
To serve with today's meatballs, I would probably go for something like small cut roast potatoes, a bit like patatas bravas.