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rib roast

a cut of beef taken from the small end of the ribs and containing a large rib eye and two or more ribs.
Also called standing rib roast.
Origin of rib roast
1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It is not generally known, however, that the second cut of the rib-roast from the fore quarter is the finest roast from the beef.

    Housekeeping in Old Virginia Marion Cabell Tyree
  • The English way of baking beef is to allow nine minutes to the pound for a rib-roast and eight minutes for a sirloin.

    Health on the Farm H. F. Harris
  • Season a rib-roast of beef with salt, pepper and ginger and rub with vinegar.

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