biltong

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Afrikaans, from bil (buttock, hindquarter) (from Middle Dutch bille) + tong (tongue), from Middle Dutch tonghe.

Noun[edit]

biltong (countable and uncountable, plural biltongs)

  1. (South Africa) A South African food categorized by strips of lean meat cured by salting and drying. Similar to American jerky.

References[edit]

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

biltong f (plural biltongen, diminutive biltongetje n)

  1. biltong