rib eye

noun

Definition of 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 Pair with a plate of rib eye steak and buttered asparagus, or with a poke bowl that includes segments of mandarins. Château Boutillot. Tom Mullen, Forbes, 22 May 2022 Entrees include roast chicken, 16-ounce prime rib eye and honey chili salmon, with dessert choices of peach cobbler or Cinnamon Toast Crunch bread pudding with bourbon glaze. San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 Feb. 2022 Expect popular dishes and classics from the award-winning menu like the king crab and lobster shumai, dry-aged rib eye, and Iberico ham sliders. Amber Love Bond, Forbes, 27 Dec. 2021 There’s nothing worse than shelling out big bucks for a fat rib eye or a bunch of lamb chops only to accidentally overcook or undercook them. Amiel Stanek, Bon Appétit, 1 Nov. 2021 Staff are on hand with treats, dog beer, and an array of seasonal dishes for your pooch sourced from local markets and organic farms (think: poached cod with garden peas and crushed potatoes, or rib eye steak with doggie chips). Tal Dekel Daks, Travel + Leisure, 7 Oct. 2021 And from the land there’s Colorado lamp chops served with cauliflower and broccoli and a 26-ounce bone-in rib eye, dry aged for 30 days. Shivani Vora, Forbes, 1 June 2021 Usually at the table, between all guests present, there is a bone-in rib eye steak cooked to order, surf and turf, jumbo lump crab cakes, fresh asparagus, and more. Ali Francis, Bon Appétit, 21 Sep. 2021 Come lunch and dinner, and options expand to include rib eye steak and seafood alfredo with lobster, salmon & shrimp. Shivani Vora, Forbes, 13 Sep. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of rib eye

1926, in the meaning defined above

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9 Jun 2022

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“Rib eye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rib%20eye. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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