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meat

 
Noun meat has 3 senses
  1. meat - the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
    --1 is a kind of
    food
    --1 has substances: protein; palmitic acid, hexadecanoic acid
    --1 has particulars:
     stew meat; bird, fowl; game; dark meat; raw meat; red meat; variety meat, organs; cut, cut of meat; cold cuts; beef, boeuf; carbonado; halal; jerky, jerked meat; pemmican, pemican; veal, veau; horsemeat, horseflesh; mouton, mutton; lamb; pork, porc; sausage; sausage meat; escargot, snail
  2. kernel, meat - 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"
    --2 is a kind of plant part, plant structure
    --2 is a part of seed
  3. kernel, substance, core, center, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty - 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"
    --3 is a kind of content, cognitive content, mental object
    --3 has particulars:
     bare bones; hypostasis; quiddity, haecceity; quintessence; stuff
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