rib eye


: the large piece of meat that lies along the outer side of the rib (as of a steer)
also : a serving of this

Examples of rib eye in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The annual Consumer Electronics Show in early January produced a surge of orders for rib eye and shrimp tacos as technology companies hosted visitors in private suites. Peter S. Goodman Bridget Bennett, New York Times, 5 Feb. 2024 From 4 to 7 p.m. For $110, guests can get cauliflower steak, striped bass, rib eye and various desserts like apple pie snicker doodle, gingersnap and doughnuts. Carlos Rico, San Diego Union-Tribune, 6 Dec. 2023 Goodwin added that the menu for the Senate lunch was themed around Ernst's home state of Iowa, and included pork chops and rib eye. Virginia Chamlee, Peoplemag, 30 Nov. 2023 Must order: Kobe rib eye 12 of 20 Peppermill Restaurant and Fireside Lounge Part restaurant and part lounge, The Peppermill has served as a popular gathering spot for locals and travelers alike since its 1972 inception. Lauren Dana Ellman, Travel + Leisure, 7 Oct. 2023 Any thick cut of steak can be pan-roasted—rib eye, filet mignon, T-bone, and strip steak are all great cuts for this method. Lisa Cericola, Southern Living, 9 Oct. 2023 Must order: Bone-in rib eye 02 Wicked Spoon Las Vegas is known for its extravagant buffets, and Wicked Spoon at The Cosmopolitan is among the best in the city. Lauren Dana Ellman, Travel + Leisure, 7 Oct. 2023 During the reception, guests dined on Alaskan salmon and rib eye, plus a three-tiered vanilla cake and ice cream sandwiches from Afternoon Delight, while Stratosphere from the Jordan Kahn Music Company performed. Emily Strohm, Peoplemag, 24 Sep. 2023 Signature dishes include Snake River Farms American Wagyu rib eye, veal chop Parmigiana and cannelloni di aragosta (lobster pasta). Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rib eye was in 1926

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“Rib eye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rib%20eye. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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