meat,meats (was animal "produce"?)

RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Sun Nov 23 17:58:26 UTC 2008

I'd say "meat"--though if I wanted to suggest unusual inclusiveness I'd say 

"Vegetarians do not eat meat"--which in the default case includes any kind of 
"animal produce." Hence the sardonic euphemism, "East-Coast vegetarian" = 
people who will eat fish but not other kinds of meat.

In a message dated 11/22/08 10:52:29 PM, Berson at ATT.NET writes:

> I can't think of a word for animal products that is analogous to
> "produce" for fruits and vegetables.  I am thinking of butchered meat
> or poultry (live or killed) that might be sold at a market
> shop.  ("Poultry" would be half the battle.)
> Help!
> Joel

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