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fleshnoun [U]

us   /fleʃ/
the soft part of the body of a person or animal covering the bones and organs: The roast duck has robust flavor and tender flesh.
The flesh of a fruit or vegetable is the soft, inner part: Peel the tomatoes and use only the flesh.
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fleshnoun

uk   /fleʃ/ us   /fleʃ/
C2 [U] the soft part of the body of a person or animal that is between the skin and the bones, or the soft inside part of a fruit or vegetable: The thorn went deep into the flesh of my hand. Vegetarians don't eat animal flesh (= meat). The flesh of the fruit is white.
the flesh [S] literary
the physical body and not the mind or the soul: This left him plenty of time to indulge in the pleasures of the flesh (= physical pleasures, such as sex or eating).
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