beef·​steak | \ ˈbēf-ˌstāk How to pronounce beefsteak (audio) \

Definition of beefsteak

: a steak of beef usually from the hindquarter

Examples of beefsteak in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Rich Life is one of only a handful of small mushroom farming operations to take on the beefsteak polypore. Jamie Clarkson, The Enquirer, 26 June 2021 And, of course, the Florentine beefsteak, which is a T-bone steak cut from the loin, traditionally made from a Tuscan breed of cattle called the Chianina. Angelina Villa-clarke, Forbes, 28 May 2021 The two are thick as thieves, until one night that starts with prime beefsteak and ends in delicious Prosecco and limoncello cocktails. Bethanne Patrick, Los Angeles Times, 16 Dec. 2020 English brown oak comes from oaks that have been infected by the beefsteak fungus, Fistulina hepatica, which turns their heartwood brown. Burkhard Bilger, The New Yorker, 23 Nov. 2020 Large, or beefsteak, tomatoes are big and juicy, usually round, with varieties in several colors. Pam Peirce,, 28 Feb. 2020 Every single staffer jumps at the chance to taste test recipes that make good use of bright red beefsteaks, sweet-as-heck sungolds, and juicy AF heirlooms. Emily Schultz, Bon Appétit, 9 Aug. 2019 In Kashmir, Forster came across a shop where kebabs and beefsteaks were being prepared and conversation was flowing easily, reminiscent of the coffee houses in London. Anu Kumar, Quartz India, 26 July 2019 Brian Cox reads Cézanne’s letters with a beefsteak self-regard. Mark Feeney,, 10 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of beefsteak

circa 1706, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of beefsteak was circa 1706

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“Beefsteak.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of beefsteak

: a thick slice of beef : steak

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