Meat is an animal flesh or muscle used as food. The various types of meat include pork, mutton, ham, bacon etc. Meat is a source of protein. It can be prepared in various ways such as boiled, roasted, fried, barbecued and marinated. It is called red meat.
The meat of the chicken is chicken. It is also high in protein content. It can be cooked in various ways such as grilling, baking, roasting and frying. It is also called white meat.
|Definition (www.oxforddictionaries.com)||The flesh of an animal, typically a mammal or bird, as food (the flesh of domestic fowls is sometimes distinguished as poultry)||Meat from a chicken|
|Synonyms||Flesh, meal, food, nourishment, substance, essence||Poultry, cock, spineless, fowl, craven|
|Antonyms||Vegetable, beverage, drink, feed, edging||Greathearted, gutsy, stout, valorous, intrepid|
|History||Paleontological evidence suggests that meat constituted a substantial proportion of the diet of even the earliest humans. Early hunter-gatherers depended on the organized hunting of large animals such as bison and deer.||Chicken as a meat has been depicted in Babylonian carvings from around 600 BC. Chicken was one of the most common meats available in the Middle Ages.|
|Word origin||The word meat was originated from Old English mete ‘food’ or ‘article of food’ (as in sweetmeat), of Germanic origin.||The word chicken was originated from Old English cīcen, cȳcen, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch kieken and German Küchlein, and probably also to cock.|
|Meal||It is generally included as a dish which is part of the meal.||It can be eaten as a whole meal, side dish or as starters.|
|Wine||Red wine is served with meat.||White wine is served with chicken.|
|Main parts||Prime cuts of meat include T-bone, sirloin and fillet.||Breast, leg and wings are the three main edible components of chicken.|
|Cost||It is expensive in price.||It is cheaper in price.|
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