rib eye

or rib-eye


noun

a large beefsteak cut from the outer, or eye, side of the ribs.

Nearby words

  1. riantly,
  2. riata,
  3. riau archipelago,
  4. rib,
  5. rib cage,
  6. rib roast,
  7. rib steak,
  8. rib-knit,
  9. rib-tickler,
  10. rib-tickling

Origin of rib eye

First recorded in 1925–30

Also called rib-eye steak.

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