Definition of Quorn in English:


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Pronunciation: /kwɔːn


[mass noun] British trademark
  • A type of protein-rich food made from an edible fungus and used as a meat substitute.
    More 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.


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

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