[ sil-ver-sahyd ]
/ ˈsɪl vərˌsaɪd /


Chiefly British. a rump roast of beef, especially one taken from the crown of the rump.

Origin of silverside

First recorded in 1810–20; silver + side1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for silverside

/ (ˈsɪlvəˌsaɪd) /


British and NZ a coarse cut of beef below the aitchbone and above the leg
Also called: silversides any small marine or freshwater teleost fish of the family Atherinidae, related to the grey mullets: includes the jacksmelt
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