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Kobe beef

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noun Ko·be beef \ˈkō-bē-, -ˌbā-\

Definition of Kobe beef

  1. :  highly marbled premium beef from Japanese cattle that is noted for exceptional tenderness and flavor



Origin of kobe beef

Kobe, Japan


First Known Use: 1889


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