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plural nounNorth American
- ‘The US sold US $1.03 billion worth of beef, veal, prepared beef products and variety meats to Japan last year, accounting for about 32 percent of total exports, US data shows.’
- ‘Yet minced and sautéed and gingered, then rolled into flaky phyllo pastry with threadlike rice noodles, these variety meats make a surprisingly appealing appetizer.’
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