beefsteak

[beef-steyk]

Origin of beefsteak

First recorded in 1705–15; beef + steak
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beefsteak

noun
  1. 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
n.

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

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