Try Our Apps


Fall Head Over Heels...

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. 2016.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for rib-roast
Historical Examples
  • 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.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for rib roast

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for rib

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for rib-roast