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Meaning of MEAT

Pronunciation:  meet

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"
  2. [n]  the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
  3. [n]  the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone; "black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell"

MEAT is a 4 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: center, core, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, kernel, kernel, marrow, nitty-gritty, nub, pith, substance, sum
 See Also: beef, bird, boeuf, carbonado, cognitive content, cold cuts, content, cut, cut of meat, dark meat, escargot, food, fowl, game, haecceity, halal, hexadecanoic acid, horseflesh, horsemeat, hypostasis, jerked meat, jerky, lamb, mental object, mouton, mutton, organs, palmitic acid, pemican, pemmican, plant part, porc, pork, protein, quiddity, quintessence, raw meat, sausage, sausage meat, seed, snail, stew meat, stuff, variety meat, veal, veau



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Meat\, n. [OE. mete, AS. mete; akin to OS. mat, meti, D.
    met hashed meat, G. mettwurst sausage, OHG. maz food, Icel.
    matr, Sw. mat, Dan. mad, Goth. mats. Cf. {Mast} fruit,
    1. Food, in general; anything eaten for nourishment, either
       by man or beast. Hence, the edible part of anything; as,
       the meat of a lobster, a nut, or an egg. --Chaucer.
             And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb
             bearing seed, . . . to you it shall be for meat.
                                                   --Gen. i. 29.
             Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for
             you.                                  --Gen. ix. 3.
    2. The flesh of animals used as food; esp., animal muscle;
       as, a breakfast of bread and fruit without meat.
    3. Specifically, dinner; the chief meal. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
    {Meat biscuit}. See under {Biscuit}.
    {Meat earth} (Mining), vegetable mold. --Raymond.
    {Meat fly}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Flesh fly}, under {Flesh}.
    {Meat offering} (Script.), an offering of food, esp. of a
       cake made of flour with salt and oil.
    {To go to meat}, to go to a meal. [Obs.]
    {To sit at meat}, to sit at the table in taking food.
  2. \Meat\, v. t.
    To supply with food. [Obs.] --Tusser.
          His shield well lined, his horses meated well.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing raw meat in your dream means that there will be many obstacles and discouragement in achieving your goals. Alternatively, it may reflect your untamed, animalistic nature and raw emotions. Seeing cooked meat in you dream indicates that you will see others obtain the object for which you have been striving for. Dreaming that you are Seeing or eating meat means that you are getting to the heart of the matter. Seeing rotten meat in your dream, suggests a degradation of your physical and psychological being. The dream may be a metaphor for some health problems.
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