pot roast

a dish of meat, usually brisket of beef or chuck roast, stewed in one piece in a covered pot and served in its own gravy.

1880–85, Americanism

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pot roast
meat, esp beef, that is browned and cooked slowly in a covered pot with very little water, often with vegetables added

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