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Definition of veal in English:


[mass noun]
The flesh of a young calf, used as food: veal and ham pie
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.


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

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