flank steak


: a pear-shaped muscle of the beef flank
also : a steak cut from this muscle see beef illustration

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web There was also a carving station at lunch, which offered a delicious flank steak one afternoon. Megan Dubois, Chron, 24 Nov. 2022 Pops will love this sipper, either on its own or poured alongside a nice flank steak or cut of lamb. Mike Richard, Men's Health, 18 Nov. 2022 This juicy flank steak is seasoned with garlic, rosemary, and black pepper. Sarah Martens, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 Aug. 2022 Options include the Marinate Your Night box, pictured, with one pound each of flank steak and skirt steak, paired with jarred chimichurri and Carolina BBQ sauces and coffee chili meat rub ($90). Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 Nov. 2021 Carving stations offer flank steak and St. Louis-style ribs. Megan Wood, Travel + Leisure, 20 Nov. 2021 This easy sheet pan take on fajitas can be made with either flank steak or easier-to-find skirt steak. Paul Stephen, San Antonio Express-News, 29 Sep. 2021 With an extensive wine selection and many unique Dutch dishes, like sucadelappen (flank steak stewed in red wine and herbs), on the menu, Quinta del Carmen is a lovely restaurant to sit back at and watch the sunset. Michelle Stansbury, Marie Claire, 14 Sep. 2021 This simple flank steak can easily step in as a summer staple. San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 July 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of flank steak was in 1902

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“Flank steak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flank%20steak. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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