steak

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English[edit]

steaks

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse steik (roast, meat roasted on a stick). The verb is either from the noun or from steikja (to roast).

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Noun[edit]

steak (plural steaks)

  1. A slice of beef, broiled or cut for broiling.
  2. (by extension) A slice of meat of other large animals; as venison steak, bear steak, pork steak, turtle steak.
    • 2013 July 26, Nick Miroff, “Mexico gets a taste for eating insects […]”, The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 7, page 32: 
      The San Juan market is Mexico City's most famous deli of exotic meats, where an adventurous shopper can hunt down hard-to-find critters […]. But the priciest items in the market aren't the armadillo steaks or even the bluefin tuna.

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Verb[edit]

steak (third-person singular simple present steaks, present participle steaking, simple past and past participle steaked)

  1. To cook (something, especially fish) like or as a steak.
    • 2000, Nick Karas, The Complete Book of Striped Bass Fishing, page 353:
      Really large bass can be treated as filets, as we mentioned earlier, or they can be steaked. If they are to be steaked, they should be cleaned like a bass to be baked, scaled, and the skin left in place.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English steak.

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Noun[edit]

steak m (plural steaks, diminutive steakje n)

  1. steak

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