Is seafood meat?

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  1. m0rd0r profile image69
    m0rd0rposted 6 years ago

    Is seafood meat?

    Especially lobsters, clam chowder, shrimp, octopus (and probably other edibles which does not have spine)?

  2. shamelabboush profile image67
    shamelabboushposted 6 years ago

    Sea food is considered meat and it is so healthy and you can never over-eat it or have enough. I guess so...

  3. manaseepm profile image60
    manaseepmposted 6 years ago

    Interesting question! Meat is defined by Webster dictionary as "the flesh of animals, particularly mammals, as opposed to fowl and fish" (http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meat). Based on that, the answer to your question would be no, seafood does not constitute meat.

    Generally speaking though, when people say that they do not eat 'meat', I have noticed that many imply they are vegetarian, i.e. do not eat any flesh, fowl, fish or mammals.

  4. lburmaster profile image84
    lburmasterposted 6 years ago

    If not, it should be. Seafood tastes better than pig or turkey any day.

  5. cperuzzi profile image97
    cperuzziposted 6 years ago

    Yes.  It breathed oxygen.  It was alive.  It's meat.

    Yes, I know.  Catholics give a pass for seafood on Friday's in Lent.  However, technically, it's still meat made from animal proteins.

  6. profile image0
    Old Empresarioposted 6 years ago

    Yes, it is meat

  7. Rochelle Frank profile image94
    Rochelle Frankposted 6 years ago

    What would it be, if not meat?  Vegetable? Mineral? Starch? Grain? Fruit? No, I think it has to be meat.

  8. am301986 profile image60
    am301986posted 6 years ago

    Yes, it is.
    It isn't a swimming vegetable, it can feel pain and has to die a horrible death to be on our (humanities) plate.
    It is a meat.
    People who eat it but call themselves vegetarians are really pescatarians.
    On a culinary(cooking) level it isn't technically. They view red meat as meat, chicken as poultry, fish as seafood, and wild animal as game.

 
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