Word of the day: Biltong

Say it: bil-ton

Part of speech: Noun

Definition:Lean meat which is salted and dried in strips.

Etymology: Dutch

Synonyms: Meat

Use in a sentence:The rest of the buck’s flesh we cut into strips and hung in the sun to dry into “biltong,” as, I believe, the South African Dutch call flesh thus prepared.
biltong

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