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SEE ALSO:  Deer (Whitetail) and Venison Recipes

VENISON TRIVIA

There are 39 people in the U.S. listed on whitepages.com with the last name 'Venison'
(Mark Morton, 'Gastronomica', Fall 2010)

The term 'venison' originally referred to the edible flesh of any wild animal.  During the Middle Ages in England, it referred to the flesh of any animal killed in the hunt.  Wild boars, rabbits, hares, bears, etc were all referred to as venison. A recently as the 19th century, even kangaroo was included. 

Today the term is used to refer to deer meat (wild or farm raised), especially fallow deer, red deer, roebuck, elk, antelope and reindeer.
 

 

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