vealer

veal

[veel]
noun
1.
Also, vealer [vee-ler] . a calf raised for its meat, usually a milk-fed animal less than three months old.
2.
the flesh of the calf as used for food.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English ve(e)l < Anglo-French vel (Old French veel, veal) < Latin vitellus, diminutive of vitulus calf

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veal (viːl)
 
n
1.  the flesh of the calf used as food
2.  Also called: veal calf a calf, esp one bred for eating
 
Related: vituline
 
[C14: from Old French veel, from Latin vitellus a little calf, from vitulus calf]

vealer (ˈviːlə)
 
n
1.  (US), (Canadian), (Austral) another name for veal
2.  (NZ) a young bovine animal of up to 14 months old grown for veal

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veal
late 14c., from Anglo-Fr. vel, from O.Fr. veel "a calf" (Fr. veau), earlier vedel, from L. vitellus, dim. of vitulus "calf," perhaps originally "yearling," if related, as some think, to Skt. vatsah "calf," lit. "yearling;" Goth. wiþrus, O.E. weðer (see wether; cf. also veteran).
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