Meaning of “dark meat” in the English Dictionary

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"dark meat" in British English

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dark meatnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌdɑːk ˈmiːt/ us /ˌdɑːrk ˈmiːt/

Examples from literature

  • Press into a mold making alternate layers of light and dark meat. 
  • Remove the meat from the carcass, separating the white from the dark meat. 
  • Season with salt, pepper and add a little of the dark meat chopped very fine. 
  • Serve light or dark meat and stuffing, as preferred. 
  • The vertebrates are classified as fresh and salt-water fish, and they contain both white and dark meat. 

(Definition of “dark meat” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)