rib-eye steak

rib eye

noun
a large beefsteak cut from the outer, or eye, side of the ribs.
Also, rib-eye.
Also called rib-eye steak.


Origin:
1925–30

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Main Entry:  rib-eye steak
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a tender beef steak from the outer side of the rib section; also written rib eye steak, ribeye steak, also called rib steak, Delmonico steak
Etymology:  from the 'eye' of the prime rib
Usage:  cooking
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