luncheon meat

noun
any of various sausages or molded loaf meats sliced and served cold
Syn: ↑lunch meat
Hypernyms: ↑cold cuts, ↑loaf

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noun
: ready-to-eat meat molded (as in a loaf) and packaged by a packing house

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any of various sausages or molded loaf meats, usually sliced and served cold, as in sandwiches or as garnishes for salads.
[1940-45]

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luncheon meat noun
A type of pre-cooked meat containing preservatives, usu served cold
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Main Entry:lunch

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luncheon meat UK US noun [uncountable]
a type of food consisting of pieces of cooked meat pressed together, sold in a tin (=metal container) and eaten cold
Thesaurus: cooked and preserved meatshyponym

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noun, pl ⋯ meats [count, noncount]
: cooked meat (such as sliced meat or canned meat) that is usually eaten cold

sliced ham, turkey, and other luncheon meats

called also (US) lunch meat

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ˈluncheon meat f24 [luncheon meat] noun uncountable
finely chopped cooked meat that has been pressed together in a container, usually sold in cans and served cold in slices

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • luncheon meat — /ˈlʌntʃən mit/ (say lunchuhn meet) noun a pulverised mixture of meat, usually pork, and cereal, in loaf form …   Australian English dictionary

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