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biltong

[ bil-tawng, -tong ]
/ ˈbɪlˌtɔŋ, -ˌtɒŋ /
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noun

(in South Africa) strips of lean meat dried in the open air.

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Origin of biltong

1805–15; <Afrikaans, equivalent to bil rump + tongtongue
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biltong
/ (ˈbɪlˌtɒŋ) /

noun

Southern African strips of meat dried and cured in the sun

Word Origin for biltong

C19: Afrikaans, from Dutch bil buttock + tong tongue
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