rib roast

  1. a cut of beef taken from the small end of the ribs and containing a large rib eye and two or more ribs.

Origin of rib roast

First recorded in 1885–90
  • Also called standing rib roast.

Words Nearby rib roast

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How to use rib roast in a sentence

  • It is not generally known, however, that the second cut of the rib-roast from the fore quarter is the finest roast from the beef.

    Housekeeping in Old Virginia | Marion Cabell Tyree
  • Have a rib roast of beef cut standing—that is, with the bones left in.

  • For a supper dish, the rolled rib roast can be made very attractive by garnishing it with aspic jelly cut into fancy forms.

    The Century Cook Book | Mary Ronald
  • The English way of baking beef is to allow nine minutes to the pound for a rib-roast and eight minutes for a sirloin.

    Health on the Farm | H. F. Harris