meat /ˈmiːt/ noun
plural meats
plural meats
Learner's definition of MEAT
[noncount] : the flesh of an animal used as food
Meat often refers specifically to the flesh of mammals or birds instead of the flesh of fish. It can also sometimes refer only to the flesh of mammals.
[count] : a type of meat
see also dark meat, luncheon meat, white meat
[noncount] : the part of something (such as a nut) that can be eaten
[noncount] : the most important or interesting part of something
[noncount] US : the thickest part of something (such as a baseball bat)
see also dead meat