from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The rib ends of beef between the rib roast and the plate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A cut of beef from the rib and plate primals and a small corner of the square-cut chuck.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. cut of beef containing rib ends near the sternum


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.