flanken

noun flan·ken \ ˈfläŋ-kən \
|Updated on: 14 Jul 2018

Definition of flanken

: beef flank cooked especially by boiling

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Origin and Etymology of flanken

Yiddish, plural of flank, literally, flank, ultimately from Old French flanc


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