[ bris-kit ]
/ ˈbrɪs kɪt /


the breast of an animal, or the part of the breast lying next to the ribs.
a cut of meat, especially beef, from this part.

Origin of brisket

1300–50; Middle English brusket, perhaps < Old Norse brjōsk cartilage Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for brisket

/ (ˈbrɪskɪt) /


the breast of a four-legged animal
the meat from this part, esp of beef

Word Origin for brisket

C14: probably of Scandinavian origin; related to Old Norse brjōsk gristle, Norwegian and Danish brusk
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