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tartar steak

noun
  1. ground beefsteak seasoned with salt and pepper and served uncooked, often mixed with a raw egg and garnished with capers, onions, etc.
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Also tar·tare steak [tahr-tahr, tahr-ter] /tɑrˈtɑr, ˈtɑr tər/.

Origin of tartar steak

First recorded in 1950–55
Also called steak tartare.
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British Dictionary definitions for tartar steak

tartar steak

noun
  1. a variant term for steak tartare
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