flanken

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Yiddish

Noun[edit]

flanken (uncountable)

  1. A certain cut of beef used in Ashkenazic Jewish cuisine, made by cutting short ribs across the bone
    • 1991 January 4, Mary Shen Barnidge, “Solomons' Choice”, Chicago Reader:
      Carol's funny story about her son's first efforts at cooking flanken meets with silence from Frances, who confesses ignorance of both the dish and its preparation.
    • 2007 October 21, Alex Witchel, “A Counter History”, New York Times:
      But for aficionados of the real thing, the high-quality, old-school kosher renditions of brisket or flanken or center-cut tongue like silk, the Second Avenue Deli was it.

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

flanken c

  1. singular definite of flanke

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

flanke (on the side) +‎ -n (lative)

Adverb[edit]

flanken

  1. to the side