English noun: meat
|1.||meat (food) the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food|
|Broader (hypernym)||food, solid food|
|Narrower (hyponym)||beef, bird, boeuf, carbonado, cold cuts, cut, cut of meat, dark meat, escargot, fowl, game, halal, horseflesh, horsemeat, jerk, jerked meat, jerky, lamb, mouton, mutton, organs, pemican, pemmican, porc, pork, raw meat, red meat, sausage, sausage meat, snail, stew meat, variety meat, veal, veau|
|Substance holonym||hexadecanoic acid, palmitic acid, protein|
|Domain category members||au jus|
|2.||meat (plant) the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone|
|Samples||Black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell.|
|Broader (hypernym)||plant part, plant structure|
|3.||meat (cognition) the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience|
|Samples||The gist of the prosecutor's argument.|
The heart and soul of the Republican Party.
The nub of the story.
|Synonyms||center, centre, core, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, kernel, marrow, nitty-gritty, nub, pith, substance, sum|
|Broader (hypernym)||cognitive content, content, mental object|
|Narrower (hyponym)||bare bones, haecceity, hypostasis, quiddity, quintessence, stuff|