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Meat vs. Pith

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The main difference between Meat and Pith is that the Meat is a animal flesh eaten as food and Pith is a A tissue in the stems of vascular plants

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  • Meat (noun)

    The flesh (muscle tissue) of an animal used as food. from 14th c.

    "A large portion of domestic meat production comes from animals raised on factory farms."

    "The homesteading teenager shot a deer to supply his family with wild meat for the winter."

  • Meat (noun)

    A type of meat, by anatomic position and provenance. from 16th c.

    "The butchery's profit rate on various meats varies greatly."

  • Meat (noun)

    Food, for animals or humans, especially solid food. See also meat and drink. from 8th c.

  • Meat (noun)

    A type of food, a dish. from 9th c.

  • Meat (noun)

    A meal. from 9th c.

  • Meat (noun)

    Any relatively thick, solid part of a fruit, nut etc. from 15th c.

    "The apple looked fine on the outside, but the meat was not very firm."

  • Meat (noun)

    A penis. from 16th c.

  • Meat (noun)

    The best or most substantial part of something. from 16th c.

    "We recruited him right from the meat of our competitor."

  • Meat (noun)

    The sweet spot of a bat or club (in cricket, golf, baseball etc.). from 20th c.

    "He hit it right on the meat of the bat."

  • Meat (noun)

    A meathead.

    "Throw it in here, meat."

  • Meat (noun)

    A totem, or a clan or clansman which uses it.

  • Pith (noun)

    The soft, spongy substance in the center of the stems of many plants and trees.

  • Pith (noun)

    The spongy interior substance of a feather.

  • Pith (noun)

    The spinal cord; the marrow.

  • Pith (noun)

    The albedo of a citrus fruit.

  • Pith (noun)

    The essential or vital part; force; energy; importance.

    "The pith of my idea is that people should choose their own work hours."

  • Pith (verb)

    To extract the pith from (a plant stem or tree).

  • Pith (verb)

    To kill (especially cattle or laboratory animals) by cutting or piercing the spinal cord.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Meat (noun)

    Food, in general; anything eaten for nourishment, either by man or beast. Hence, the edible part of anything; as, the meat of a lobster, a nut, or an egg.

  • Meat (noun)

    The flesh of animals used as food; esp., animal muscle; as, a breakfast of bread and fruit without meat.

  • Meat (noun)

    Dinner; the chief meal.

  • Meat

    To supply with food.

  • Pith (noun)

    The soft spongy substance in the center of the stems of many plants and trees, especially those of the dicotyledonous or exogenous classes. It consists of cellular tissue.

  • Pith (noun)

    The spongy interior substance of a feather.

  • Pith (noun)

    Hence: The which contains the strength of life; the vital or essential part; concentrated force; vigor; strength; importance; as, the speech lacked pith.

  • Pith

    To destroy the central nervous system of (an animal, as a frog), as by passing a stout wire or needle up and down the vertebral canal.

Webster Dictionary
  • Meat (noun)

    the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food

  • Meat (noun)

    the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone;

    "black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell"

  • Meat (noun)

    the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience;

    "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"

    "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"

    "the nub of the story"

  • Pith (noun)

    soft spongelike central cylinder of the stems of most flowering plants

  • Pith (noun)

    the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience;

    "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"

    "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"

    "the nub of the story"

Princeton's WordNet

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