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noun

a dish of meat, usually brisket of beef or chuck roast, stewed in one piece in a covered pot and served in its own gravy.

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Origin of pot roast

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
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pot roast

noun

meat, esp beef, that is browned and cooked slowly in a covered pot with very little water, often with vegetables added
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