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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *męso, from Proto-Indo-European *mēmso-. Compare Serbo-Croatian meso, Czech maso, Polish mięso, and Slovene meso. Compare Old Prussian mensa ‎(meat).

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NounEdit

мя́со ‎(mjáson inan ‎(genitive мя́са, nominative plural *мяса́, genitive plural *мяс)

  1. (usually uncountable) meat
  2. (usually uncountable) flesh, pulp
  3. (biology, usually uncountable) tissue, flesh
  4. (usually uncountable) (cannon) fodder
    пу́шечное мя́со‎ ― púšečnoje mjáso ― cannon fodder

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ReferencesEdit

  • Cyganenko, G. B. (1989), “мясо”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), 2nd edition, Kiev: Radjansʹka škola, page 247
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