Veal meaning

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The meat of a calf.
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A calf raised to be slaughtered for food.
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The flesh of a young calf, used as food.
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The flesh of a calf used for food.
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Origin of veal

  • Middle English veel from Old French from Latin vitellus diminutive of vitulus calf wet-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Anglo-Norman veal, from Latin vitellus, diminutive of vitulus ("calf").

    From Wiktionary