biltong

biltong

[bil-tawng, -tong]
noun
(in South Africa) strips of lean meat dried in the open air.

Origin:
1805–15; < Afrikaans, equivalent to bil rump + tong tongue

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biltong (ˈbɪlˌtɒŋ)
 
n
(South African) strips of meat dried and cured in the sun
 
[C19: Afrikaans, from Dutch bil buttock + tongtongue]

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