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Being a Texan, I am sure everyone will acquiesce to the true definition of BBQ. This is straight from the Mariam Webster Dictionary.
v: To cook meat with indirect heat at low temperatures using smoke from southern hardwoods, such as pecan, oak, hickory, or mesquite. Any other wood like apple, cherry, or peach is considered gay. Accepted meats are primarily briskets from a bovine, but pork is also accepted if it is in the form of ribs or sausage. Pulled pork and lamb are considered gay.
1. The end product of smoking meat via the BBQ method.
2. A gathering of Texans drinking Shiner Boch or Lone Star beer while standing over a fire and talking about the big buck they shot or the hot babe they hustled while waiting for the brisket to be ready. Any other gathering at an outside cookout is considered .... (you guessed it).