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Mett

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Mett (sense 2) on a bread roll

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German. Cognate to English meat.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Mett n (genitive Metts, no plural)

  1. (regional, northern and central Germany) minced meat
  2. (more widely used) such meat, seasoned and eaten raw, usually on bread (a popular snack in Germany)

Usage notesEdit

  • The word is often synonymous with Hackfleisch in northern and central Germany. However, Mett is normally used only for pork (occasionally beef), and often for kinds with a relatively high fat content.
  • Hackfleisch is not applicable for sense 2.

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External linksEdit

  • Mett in Duden online