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Definition of the noun offal
What does offal mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: offals
- viscera and trimmings of a butchered animal often considered inedible by humans
Alternative definition of the noun offal
- The rejected or waste parts of a butchered animal.
- The internal organs of an animal other than a bird, these organs being used as food.
- A dead body.
- See Carrion.
- That which is thrown away as worthless or unfit for use; refuse; rubbish.
Offal is a culinary term used to refer to the entrails and internal organs of a butchered animal. The word does not refer to a particular list of organs, but includes most internal organs other than muscles or bones. Note that as an English collective noun, the term "offal" is used in the same form for singular and plural — without a final "s. " People in some cultures shy away from offal as food, while others use it as everyday food, or even in delicacies that command a high price.
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Global Delicacies (2013)
Diversity, Exotic, Strange, Weird, Relativism. by Andrew Nyakupfuka
Offal refers to the internal organs and entrails of slaughtered mammals, reptiles, and birds. Offal may include may include such organs as the stomach, intestines, and liver, blood, and pancreas, fat, heart, and lungs, trachea, and tongue, kidney ...
Boot and Shoe Recorder (1920)
Offal is a by-product. It is that part of the leather cut from the Side to obtain the better portions of the...
The Devil's Larder (2001)
A Feast by Jim Crace
Offal is a possibility, a rare and testing part we've never had before, some esoteric organ stained yellow in the turmeric. Tree shark, perhaps. Iguana eggs. Bat meat. Placenta. Brain. We are bound to contemplate, as well, the child who went ...
Diet and Nutrition (2013)
A guide for students and practitioners by Brenda Piper
Offal is a cheap form of protein and is similar in fat content to lean meat. Liver and kidney are excellent sources of iron and the fat-soluble vitamins. The vitamin A content of some liver may be too high for safety for pregnant women and so ...
Good Stock (2013)
Life on a Low Simmer by Sanford D'Amato
For many people, offal is a perfect name for the variety meats that include, but are not limited to, liver, tongue, kidneys, tripe, brains, and most of the innards of a particular animal. The only real offal that has crossed over in a large way is liver.
The Visual Food Encyclopedia (1996)
ariety meats, also called “offal,” consist of the edible nonmuscular parts of slaughter animals. Variety meats are generally broken down into organ meats ( red offal, which includes heart, tongue, lungs or “lights,” spleen, and kidneys) and white ...
An English-Herero Dictionary (1883)
With an Introduction to the Study of Herero and Bantu in General by F. W. Kolbe
Sweet smell, om-oro OFFAL (omu-oro) omuia ; offensive smell, om-oro omuvi.
Comprising Sanitary Chemistry, Engineering, and Legislation, the Dietetic Value of Foods, and the Detection of Adulterations, on the Plan of the "Dictionnaire D'hygiène Publique" of Professor Ambroise Tardieu by Alexander Wynter Blyth
These conditions required — First, That the slaughtering should be done upon a raised floor, over a basement story, for convenience of handling the blood and offal. Second, That "cool-rooms," with ice-chambers over them, should be provided ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
But offal may also be applied to carrion and other worthless or distasteful refuse and tends then and in extended use to stress offensiveness or disagreeableness. All these terms except waste also have extended use; refuse refers usually to ...
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The value of this 5-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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