Definition of gristle in English:
Cartilage, especially when found as tough inedible tissue in meat.
- He grins, and there are bits of gristle and meat stuck in his teeth.
- My friend thought it was a little too dry, and although I didn't totally agree, I did think the portion was far too boney, with too much gristle and not enough meat.
- More than half of it isn't meat at all, but gristle or bone.
Old English, of unknown origin.
Words that rhyme with gristleabyssal, bristle, epistle, missal, scissel, thistle, whistle
Definition of gristle in:
- US English dictionary
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