What does veal mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. veal, veau(noun)

    meat from a calf


  1. veal(Noun)

    The flesh of a calf used for food.

  2. Origin: From veal, from vitellus, diminutive of vitulus ("calf").

Webster Dictionary

  1. Veal(noun)

    the flesh of a calf when killed and used for food

  2. Origin: [OE. veel, OF. veel, F. veau, L. vitellus, dim. of vitulus a calf; akin to E. wether. See Wether, and cf. Vellum, Vituline.]


  1. Veal

    Veal is the meat of young cattle, as opposed to beef from older cattle. Though veal can be produced from a calf of either sex and any breed, most veal comes from male calves of dairy cattle breeds.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Veal

    vēl, n. the flesh of a calf.—n. Veal′-skin, a skin-disease marked by white shiny tubercles on the ears and neck.—adj. Veal′y, like veal or like a calf: immature. [O. Fr. veël (Prov. vedel)—L. vitellus, dim. of vitulus; Gr. italos, a calf.]

Anagrams for veal »

  1. vela, Vela

  2. avel

  3. leva

  4. eval

  5. lave

  6. vale

  7. Vela


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of veal in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of veal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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