entrecôte

noun

en·​tre·​côte ˈäⁿ(n)-trə-ˌkōt How to pronounce entrecôte (audio)
variants or less commonly entrecote
: a steak cut from between the ribs

Word History

Etymology

French entrecôte, from entre- inter- + côte rib, from Latin costa — more at inter-, coast

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of entrecôte was in 1840

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Cite this Entry

“Entrecôte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/entrec%C3%B4te. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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