Meat

French Meat Vocabulary

Here you will find a complete vocabulary list for French meat words. Similar to other areas of French cuisine you’ll find that these kinds of words are unique to the French language and may take some time to learn. Meat dishes, such as Cassoulet and Blanquette de Veau, are a big part of French cooking. Thus, learning these words will be a huge help for navigating the world of French cuisine.

la viande meat l’agneau lamb le boucher butcher
l’allonge meat hook le fusil knife sharpener la balance scale
le couteau knife le bacon bacon les saucisses  sausages
le foie liver les morceaux de viande  cuts la tranche slice
le jambon ham la couenne rind la tranche de lard rasher
la viande hachée minced/ground meat le filet fillet le rumpsteck rump steak
le bifsteck d’alouyau sirloin steak la côte de bœuf rib la côtelette chop
le gras fat l’os bone le gigot joint
le cœur heart la volaille poultry le poulet chicken
le poulet préparé dressed chicken la dinde turkey la peau skin
le blanc breast/white meat la cuisse thigh/leg/dark meat le giber game
le faisan pheasant le canard duck l’oie goose
la caille quail le porc pork le venaison venison
le bœuf beef le lapin rabbit le veau veal
la langue de bœuf cow’s tongue les abats offal salé salted
fumé smoked de ferme free range naturel organic
la vinade blanche white meat la viande rouge red meat la viande maigre lean meat
la viande cuite cooked meat la viande crue raw meat la viande pas cuite raw meat

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