beefsteak

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

beef +‎ steak

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

beefsteak ‎(countable and uncountable, plural beefsteaks)

  1. (countable, uncountable) (A) steak cut from beef cattle.
  2. (countable) The beefsteak plant, also known as perilla and shiso (Perilla frutescens var. crispa).
  3. (uncountable) the herb prepared from the leaves of the beefsteak plant.
  4. (countable) A beefsteak tomato.
  5. (countable) A beefsteak mushroom.
  6. (countable, archaic): A celebratory dinner, commonly held in New York between about 1870 and 1940 involving the consumption of enormous quantities of broiled steak and beer.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English beefsteak.

Noun[edit]

beefsteak m ‎(plural beefsteaks)

  1. Obsolete form of bifteck.