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mutton, flesh of mature sheep prepared as food (as opposed to the flesh of young sheep, which is known as lamb). Mutton is deep red with firm, white fat. In Middle Eastern countries it is a staple meat, but in the West, with the exception of Great Britain, Australia, and New Zealand, mutton and lamb comprise only a small proportion of the total meat consumption. In the United States the flesh of lambs six weeks to three months old is preferred. The cuts are leg, loin (chops and roasts), rack (rib chops and French chops), chuck, breast, and flank. The kidneys, heart, and sweetbreads are especially delicate.

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mutton Meat from the fully grown sheep, Ovis aries. (Lamb is from animals under 1 year old.) Depending on the cut, protein ranges are 12–18%; fat, 13–32%; energy, 195–380 kcal (820–1600 kJ). A 150‐g portion of fillet (5% fat) is a rich source of protein and niacin; a good source of vitamin B2; a source of iron and vitamin B1; supplies 180 kcal (750 kJ).

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mut·ton / ˈmətn/ • n. the flesh of sheep, esp. mature sheep, used as food: roast mutton. DERIVATIVES: mut·ton·y adj.

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mutton XIII. ME. moto(u)n — OF. moton (mod. mouton):- medL. multō, -ōn-, prob. of Gaul. orig. (cf. (O)Ir. molt ram, Gael. mult wether, W. mollt sheep).

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