beefsteak

[ beef-steyk ]
/ ˈbifˌsteɪk /
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noun

a cut of beef for broiling, pan-frying, etc.

Nearby words

  1. beefcake,
  2. beefeater,
  3. beefeaters,
  4. beefed-up,
  5. beefmaster,
  6. beefsteak begonia,
  7. beefsteak fungus,
  8. beefsteak mushroom,
  9. beefsteak plant,
  10. beefsteak tomato

Origin of beefsteak

First recorded in 1705–15; beef + steak

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British Dictionary definitions for beefsteak

beefsteak

/ (ˈbiːfˌsteɪk) /

noun

a piece of beef that can be grilled, fried, etc, cut from any lean part of the animal
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Word Origin and History for beefsteak

beefsteak

n.

also beef-steak, 1711, from beef (n.) + steak.

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