bottom round


Definition of bottom round

: meat (such as steak) from the outer part of a round of beef

Examples of bottom round in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Roll the pastry back onto the rolling pin and transfer it to the tart bottom round, laying the dough flat to cover the round with a 3- inch border overlap all around on the baking sheet. Diane Rossen Worthington,, "Seriously Simple: Rustic tart celebrates the sweetness of Hanukkah," 5 Dec. 2019 Eye of round, top round, bottom round, top sirloin, and tenderloin are examples of leaner cuts of beef. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Beef: Here's why it's leaner than ever and a source for several nutrients," 2 Nov. 2019 The steak component is bottom round, pounded until tender, then cut into small pieces. Eric Velasco,, "Try the specialty sandwich of Birmingham's bacon food truck," 29 Mar. 2018 Roll out second round of crust and cut into strips to weave a lattice, or roll into a circle and drape over the top, sealing together with the bottom round of dough. Chelsea Zwieg, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Some fantastic pies to make for Pi Day - 3/14," 13 Mar. 2018 Most of the carne asada a la mexicana in this series has been bottom round steak grilled with pico de gallo. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "365 Days of Tacos: Restaurante El D.F.," 30 Dec. 2017 Working around edge of pie plate, fold loose ends under bottom round, pinching each gently to seal. Crimp edges decoratively, if desired. Rick Martinez, Bon Appetit, "BA's Best Blueberry Pie," 19 July 2017 Fold edge of bottom round up and over top crust; press together to seal. Chris Morocco, Bon Appetit, "BA's Best Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie," 19 May 2017 Fold edge of bottom round up and over top crust Chris Morocco, Bon Appetit, "BA's Best Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie," 19 May 2017

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First Known Use of bottom round

1891, in the meaning defined above

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12 Dec 2019

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“Bottom round.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 16 December 2019.

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