[ flahng-kuhn ]

  1. a strip of meat from the front end of the short ribs of beef.

  2. Jewish Cooking. a dish of this meat boiled and often served with horseradish or a horseradish-flavored sauce.

Origin of flanken

First recorded in 1945–50; from Yiddish, plural of flank, from German or directly from French or Old French; see flank

Words Nearby flanken

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