Mutton: The More Mature Version of Sheep

Definition: Mutton is older, mature sheep. Lamb is young sheep. Older sheep produce a richer flavor, but it can be tough if not cooked properly. The best way to cook any cut of mutton is very long and slow. It is popular in Middle Eastern and British cooking.

Pronunciation: mut-tun

Examples: Roast mutton will be served at the dinner.