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Like beef, and pork, are there other specific terms that refer to animal meat?


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Yes, there are many! Cows = beef, chicken = chicken, pigs = pork, sheep (sometimes) goats = mutton. Chicken and duck are considered to be poultry [meat], whereas seafood refers to sea creatures like shrimp, squid, crab, lobster, and so on. Ex: I love to eat pork and cabbage dumplings. Ex: Chicken is my favorite type of meet.

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