offal definition

  • noun:
    • Waste components, especially of a butchered animal.
    • Refuse; rubbish.
    • The rejected or waste parts of a butchered pet.
    • The internal organs of an animal other than a bird, these organs used as meals.
    • A dead body.
    • Carrion.
    • whatever is discarded because worthless or unfit for usage; refuse; rubbish.
    • The refused or waste areas of any process, especially the inedible parts of a butchered animal, like the viscera.
    • a-dead human body; carrion.
    • That which is disposed of as useless or unfit to be used; refuse; trash.
    • whatever falls down, as a chip or potato chips in dressing wood or stone; that which is experienced to-fall down at the time of little price or use.
    • specially Waste animal meat; the components of a butchered animal that are rejected as unfit for use.
    • Refuse of any sort; trash.
    • In the fisheries: Small fish of varied types used seines among larger or even more important types, and discarded or useful for manure, etc.
    • Low-priced and inferior seafood: distinguished from prime. Fish caught because of the trawl average one-fourth prime and three-fourths offal.
    • viscera and trimmings of a butchered pet usually considered inedible by humans
  • others:
    • Waste; refuse: as, offal timber.

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