Pronunciation: (mins'mēt"), [key]
1. a mixture composed of minced apples, suet, and sometimes meat, together with raisins, currants, candied citron, etc., for filling a pie.
2. anything cut up very small, esp. meat.
3. make mincemeat of, to destroy utterly: He made mincemeat of his opponent's charges.
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