from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A cut of meat taken from the short ribs of beef.
- n. A dish prepared from this cut of beef by boiling or stewing, often served with horseradish.
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- n. A certain cut of beef used in Ashkenazic Jewish cuisine, made by cutting short ribs across the bone
Yiddish, from German, pl. of Flanke, flank, side, from French flanc; see flank.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Yiddish (Wiktionary)