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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.]
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1. (Animals) US and Canadian and Austral another name for veal2
2. (Animals) NZ a young bovine animal of up to 14 months old grown for veal
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