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English definition of “gristle”

gristle

noun [U]     /ˈɡrɪs.l̩/
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     /-li/ adjective Not pleasant to eat or drink
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