verb[with object] (often as adjective deboned)
Remove the bones from (meat or fish) before cooking.
- Customers can take bones when they buy deboned meat if it is for human consumption.
- So the health certificate required by the 1991 version of the 1964 Directive was amended, the amendment being different depending on whether the meat was fresh bone-in bovine meat or deboned bovine meat.
- The EC allows irradiation for mechanically deboned chicken meat.
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