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pot roast

noun
1.
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.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism
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Examples from the web for pot roast
  • Delightfully old-fashioned, both in setting and menu: pot roast is a favorite here.
  • Every family has its treasured pot roast, of course, and mine has special significance.
  • Menu samplings include schnitzel, homemade sausage with sauerkraut and pot roast with brown gravy.
  • Open from breakfast through dinner, signature entrees include pot roast, stew and a variety of seafood dishes.
  • The main course features pot roast, ham, mashed potatoes and gravy and mixed vegetables.
British Dictionary definitions for pot roast

pot roast

noun
1.
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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