entrecôte

noun
en·​tre·​côte | \ ˈäⁿ(n)-trə-ˌkōt How to pronounce entrecôte (audio) \
variants: or less commonly entrecote

Definition of entrecôte

: a steak cut from between the ribs

First Known Use of entrecôte

1840, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for entrecôte

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

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