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Veal vs. Calf

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Vealnoun

The flesh of a calf (i.e. a young bovine) used for food.

Calfnoun

A young cow or bull.

Vealnoun

The flesh of a calf when killed and used for food.

Calfnoun

Leather made of the skin of the calf; especially, a fine, light-coloured leather used in bookbinding.

Vealnoun

meat from a calf

Calfnoun

A young elephant, seal or whale also used of some other animals.

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Veal

Veal is the meat of calves, in contrast to the beef from older cattle. Veal can be produced from a calf of either sex and any breed; however, most veal comes from young males of dairy breeds which are not used for breeding.

Calfnoun

A chunk of ice broken from a larger glacier, ice shelf, or iceberg.

Calfnoun

A small island, near a larger island.

‘the Calf of Man’;

Calfnoun

A cabless railroad engine.

Calfnoun

An awkward or silly boy or young man; any silly person; a dolt.

Calfnoun

(anatomy) The back of the leg below the knee.

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Calfnoun

The muscle in the back of the leg below the knee.

Calfnoun

The young of the cow, or of the Bovine family of quadrupeds. Also, the young of some other mammals, as of the elephant, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, and whale.

Calfnoun

Leather made of the skin of the calf; especially, a fine, light-colored leather used in bookbinding; as, to bind books in calf.

Calfnoun

An awkward or silly boy or young man; any silly person; a dolt.

‘Some silly, doting, brainless calf.’;

Calfnoun

A small island near a larger; as, the Calf of Man.

Calfnoun

A small mass of ice set free from the submerged part of a glacier or berg, and rising to the surface.

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Calfnoun

The fleshy hinder part of the leg below the knee.

Calfnoun

young of domestic cattle

Calfnoun

the muscular back part of the shank

Calfnoun

fine leather from the skin of a calf

Calfnoun

young of various large placental mammals e.g. whale or giraffe or elephant or buffalo

Calf

A calf (plural calves) is a young domestic cow or bull. Calves are reared to become adult cattle or are slaughtered for their meat, called veal, and hide.

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