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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
References in periodicals archive ?
"My perspective of veganism was most affected by learning that the veal calf is a by-product of dairying, and that in essence there is a slice of veal in every glass of what I had thought was an innocuous white liquid - milk." - Rynn Berry
ON February 1, 1995, animal rights activist Jill Phipps tragically died under the wheels of a lorry entering Baginton Airport, carrying bullock calves destined for the vile veal calf trade in Holland.
Appealing to a narrower audience are the poached veal calf sweetbreads with a lemon-butter sauce, at $30.50.
We made similar maps after further adjusting for pig, cow, and veal calf densities per municipality.
As to the connection between milk products and veal, he states, "Every veal calf had a dairy cow mother, so there is a hunk of veal in every glass of milk."
Isn't the life of a sad little veal calf tragic enough without the poor things having to be subjected to the care of Janet Street-Porter?
Both types of production systems exist in the Netherlands, ie veal calf' raised on milk (85% of the production) and pink veal' fattened with cereals and slaughtered at a later stage.
When the NHS is wringing its hands about the spiralling numbers of Caesareans and lecturing women on why it is preferable to endure excruciating pain for hour upon hour while hooked up to a monitor like a tethered veal calf, Paltrow, a poster girl for the natural birth movement, has done a volte face.
The move would give the veal calf trade a much-needed financial boost: on the domestic market, where demand for veal calves is minimal, they fetch about pounds 10 each, but, exported for fattening on the Continent, their value is eight to 10 times as much.
Since the cut was from a veal calf under five months of age, the issue is not one of food safety, but rather a violation of the U.S.-Japan agreement on beef trade.
Nor was Jacques Chirac's favourite dish - cooked veal calf's head served with a cream, wine and vinegar sauce - which he likes to eat swilled down with a bottle or two of Mexican lager.
The 31-year-old Animal Liberation Front supporter from Hillfields, Coventry, was crushed to death by a 50-tonne truck during a protest against veal calf exports from the city's Baginton Airport.