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gristle

noun [U] uk   /ˈɡrɪs.l̩/ us  
a solid white substance in meat that comes from near the bone and is hard to chew (= crush with the teeth)Meat - general words
gristly
adjective uk   /-li/ us  
Not pleasant to eat or drink
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