mince·meat / ˈminsˌmēt/ •
n. 1. a mixture of currants, raisins, sugar, apples, candied citrus peel, spices, and suet, typically baked in a pie.2. minced meat.PHRASES: make mincemeat of someone inf. defeat someone decisively or easily in a fight, contest, or argument.
A traditional product made from apple, sugar, vine fruits, and citrus peel with suet, spices, and acetic acid
, coloured with caramel. Preserved by the sugar content and acid. Also called fruit mince. Originally a meat product; in the USA a spiced mixture of chopped meat, apples, and raisins.