Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Beef, usually brisket, round, or rump, that is seasoned with spices and cured in brine.

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  • noun a smoke cured and salted beef.
  • noun Beef conserved in tins (cans).

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  • noun beef cured or pickled in brine

Etymologies

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

[From corn, to preserve with granulated salt or brine.]

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    March 17, 2011