Definition of bushmeat in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbo͝oSHˌmēt/


The meat of African wild animals.
Example sentences
  • The issue was the trade in wild game, or, as Africans call it, bushmeat.
  • According to a probe into the dealers, as much as 10 tonnes of African bushmeat may be arriving in London each day.
  • But commercial hunting for bushmeat has become such a problem here that we had to try something new to control it.

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Syllabification: bush·meat

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