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Definition of forcemeat noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

forcemeat

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈfɔːsmiːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɔːrsmiːt//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a mixture of meat or vegetables cut into very small pieces, which is often placed inside a chicken, etc. before it is cooked to give it flavour Word Origin late 17th cent.: from obsolete force ‘to stuff’, alteration (influenced by the verb force) of farce, from French farcir ‘to stuff’, from Latin farcire.