sirloin

[ sur-loin ]
/ ˈsɜr lɔɪn /

noun

the portion of the loin of beef in front of the rump.

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Origin of sirloin

1515–25; earlier surloyn<Old French *surloigne, variant of surlonge (French surlonge). See sur-1, loin

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British Dictionary definitions for sirloin

sirloin
/ (ˈsɜːˌlɔɪn) /

noun

a prime cut of beef from the loin, esp the upper part

Word Origin for sirloin

C16 surloyn, from Old French surlonge, from sur above + longe, from loigne loin
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