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chevon Syllabification: chev·on
Pronunciation: /ˈSHev(ə)n/

Definition of chevon in English:


The flesh of goats as food; goat meat: the entree was crisp-on-the-outside, succulent-inside haunch of spring chevon
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  • Overall, it seems to be an image and marketing problem that is holding back the domestic chevon industry.


From French chèvre, 'goat', on the pattern of mutton.

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