- a strip of meat from the front end of the short ribs of beef.
- Jewish Cookery. a dish of this meat boiled and often served with horseradish or a horseradish-flavored sauce.
Origin of flanken
1945–50; < Yiddish, plural of flank (< G) < French or Old French; see flank
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