Meat is animal flesh that is eaten as food. Humans are omnivorous,
and have hunted and killed animals for meat since prehistoric times. The
advent of civilization allowed the domestication of animals such as chickens,
sheep, pigs and cattle, and eventually their use in meat production on an
Meat is mainly composed of water, protein, and fat, and is usually eaten
together with other food. It is edible raw, but is normally eaten after it has
been cooked and seasoned or processed in a variety of ways. Unprocessed meat
will spoil or rot within hours or days as a result of infection with and
decomposition by bacteria and fungi.
meat dishes- are food/cuisine and or classical
dishes or recipes with meat as the primary ingredient.
meat carcass- The trunk of an animal such as a cow,
sheep, or pig, for cutting up as meat: the carcass has a high
proportion of meat to bone; Raw meat as distinct from corned or tinned