Meaning of “luncheon meat” in the English Dictionary

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"luncheon meat" in British English

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luncheon meatnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈlʌn.tʃən ˌmiːt/ us /ˈlʌn.tʃən ˌmiːt/ US also lunch meat

[ U ] very small pieces of meat pressed into a block that is usually sold in cans, and can be sliced and eaten cold

luncheon meats

[ plural ] US slices of different types of cooked meat, served cold:

When he's looking for a snack, he goes straight to the refrigerator searching for luncheon meats.
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(Definition of “luncheon meat” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)