Definition of bone-in

of a cut of meat
: containing a bone : attached to a bone If money is no object, our favorite steak for grilling is the bone-in porterhouse for two.— Chris Schlesinger et al, Gourmet, June 2003

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Other Words from bone-in

bone-in adverb
Cooked bone-in with the skin on for extra flavor and juiciness … — Charles Kelsey, Cook's Illustrated, July & August 2008

First Known Use of bone-in

1966, in the meaning defined above

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