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Definition of "veal" []

  • The meat of a calf. (noun)
  • A calf raised to be slaughtered for food. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "veal" in a sentence
  • "As the goats, taking refuge in the more inaccessible parts of the country, could with difficulty be killed, the crews subsisted on the flesh of the young seals, which they called veal, and on that of the sea-lions, which was denominated beef."
  • "The meat - beef is fine, but I used ground pork and veal from the Italian butchers in Sydney Road."
  • "Although I know some Chefs do it, I’m always a little suspicious when I read a menu that describes an Entrée that has been slowly simmered in veal or game stock."