corned beef

noun

Definition of corned beef

:beef that has been preserved in salt water
  • a corned beef sandwich

Word by Word Definitions

corn play corned
  1. : a small hard particle : grain

  2. : a small hard seed

  3. : the grain of a cereal grass that is the primary crop of a region (such as wheat in Britain and oats in Scotland and Ireland)

  1. : to form into grains : granulate

  2. : to preserve or season with salt in grains

  3. : to cure or preserve in brine containing preservatives and often seasonings

  1. : a local hardening and thickening of epidermis (as on a toe)

beef play
  1. : the flesh of an adult domestic bovine (such as a steer or cow) used as food

  2. : an ox, cow, or bull in a full-grown or nearly full-grown state

  3. : a dressed carcass of a beef animal

  1. : to increase or add substance, strength, or power to

  2. : complain


CORNED BEEF Defined for Kids

corned beef

noun \ ˈkȯrnd- \

Definition of corned beef for Students

:beef that has been preserved in seasoned salt water

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