Definition of veal in English:

veal

Syllabification: veal
Pronunciation: /vēl
 
/

noun

  • The flesh of a calf, used as food.
    More example sentences
    • Most calves are killed when they are older for beef, but about one million a year are killed as calves for veal.
    • The rest of my companions had things like smoked salmon salad, steak, bouillabaisse, and veal and pork stew.
    • This dish consists of pork, chicken and veal cooked in yogurt and garlic.

Origin

Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French ve(e)l, from Latin vitellus, diminutive of vitulus 'calf'.

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