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Quorn

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Pronunciation: /kwɔːn
 
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Definition of Quorn in English:

noun

[mass noun] British trademark
A type of protein-rich food made from an edible fungus and used as a meat substitute.
Example sentences
  • I don't use Quorn or any meat lookalike products - what for?
  • The company is introducing meal-size salads, a side salad, fresh apples and a burger made from the meat substitute Quorn.
  • On further investigation it turned out that these Vegetarian Chicken Chunks were nothing more exciting than that delicious fungus Quorn.

Origin

1980s: the name of a former company in the Leicestershire village of Quorndon.

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