[flahng-kuh n]


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.

Nearby words

  1. flanged rail,
  2. flangeway,
  3. flank,
  4. flank position,
  5. flank speed,
  6. flanker,
  7. flannel,
  8. flannel cake,
  9. flannel flower,
  10. flannel-leaf

Origin of flanken

1945–50; < Yiddish, plural of flank (< G) < French or Old French; see flank

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