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Beef vs. Mutton

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Main Difference

The main difference between Beef and Mutton is that the Beef is a meat from cattle and Mutton is a meat of a sheep.

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  • Beef (noun)

    The meat from a cow, bull{{,}} or other bovine.

    "I love eating beef."

  • Beef (noun)

    The edible portions of a cow (including those which are not meat).

    "lean finely textured beef"

    "boneless lean beef trimmings"

  • Beef (noun)

    Bovine animals.

  • Beef (noun)

    A single bovine (cow or bull) being raised for its meat.

    "Do you want to raise beeves?"

  • Beef (noun)

    Muscle or musculature; size, strength or potency.

    "Put some beef into it! We've got to get the car over the bump."

    "We've got to get some beef into the enforcement provisions of that law."

  • Beef (noun)

    A grudge; dislike (of something or someone); lack of faith or trust (in something or someone); a reason for a dislike or grudge. (often + with)

    "He's got a beef with everyone in the room."

    "He's got beef over what you said."

    "Remember what happened last fall? That's his beef with me."

  • Beef (verb)

    To complain.

  • Beef (verb)

    To add weight or strength to, usually as beef up.

    "Since you stopped running, you are really beefing out."

  • Beef (verb)

    To fart; break wind.

    "Ugh, who just beefed in here?"

  • Beef (verb)

    To feud or hold a grudge against.

    "Those two are beefing right now - best you stay out of it for now."

  • Beef (verb)

    To cry

    "David was beefing last night after Ruth told him off"

  • Beef (adjective)

    Being a bovine animal that is being raised for its meat.

    "We bought three beef calves this morning."

  • Beef (adjective)

    Producing or known for raising lots of beef.

    "beef farms"

    "beef country"

  • Beef (adjective)

    Consisting of or beef as an ingredient.

    "beef stew"

  • Mutton (noun)

    The flesh of sheep used as food.

  • Mutton (noun)

    A sheep.

  • Mutton (noun)

    Em, a unit of measurement equal to the height of the type in use.

  • Mutton (noun)

    A prostitute.

  • Mutton (noun)

    An old Anglo-French gold coin impressed with the image of a lamb.

  • Mutton (adjective)

    deaf.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Beef (noun)

    An animal of the genus Bos, especially the common species, Bos taurus, including the bull, cow, and ox, in their full grown state; esp., an ox or cow fattened for food.

  • Beef (noun)

    The flesh of an ox, or cow, or of any adult bovine animal, when slaughtered for food.

  • Beef (noun)

    Applied colloquially to human flesh.

  • Beef (adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or resembling, beef.

  • Mutton (noun)

    A sheep.

  • Mutton (noun)

    The flesh of a sheep.

  • Mutton (noun)

    A loose woman; a prostitute.

Webster Dictionary
  • Beef (noun)

    cattle that are reared for their meat

  • Beef (noun)

    meat from an adult domestic bovine

  • Beef (noun)

    informal terms for objecting;

    "I have a gripe about the service here"

  • Beef (verb)

    complain;

    "What was he hollering about?"

  • Mutton (noun)

    meat from a mature domestic sheep

  • Mutton (noun)

    the square of a body of any size of type

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