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luncheon meatnoun [U]

uk   /ˈlʌn.tʃən ˌmiːt/  us   /ˈlʌn.tʃən ˌmiːt/ (US also lunch meat)
[U] very ​smallpieces of ​meatpressed into a ​block that is usually ​sold in cans, and can be ​sliced and ​eatencold
luncheon meats
[plural] US slices of different ​types of ​cookedmeat, ​servedcold: When he's ​looking for a ​snack, he goes ​straight to the ​refrigeratorsearching for ​luncheon meats.
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