rib roast


Definition of rib roast

: a cut of meat containing the large piece that lies along the outer side of the rib — see beef illustration

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Their majestic buffalo prime rib roast is tender and full of flavor. Elizabeth G. Dunn And Matthew Kronsberg, WSJ, "The Battle for Thanksgiving Heats Up," 31 Oct. 2018 Bouncing around her open kitchen in her spacious midcentury modern home, Chrissy Teigen stirs Tom Yum Gai chicken soup, drops pork and vegetable egg rolls into a sizzling wok, and checks on the garlic pork ribs roasting in the oven. Laurie Sandell, Cosmopolitan, "Chrissy Teigen Is a Member of the Mile-High Club," 28 Apr. 2014 The more common method is to bake a standing rib roast and slice it into sections before serving. Andy Staples, SI.com, "Has February's National Signing Day Lost Its Air of Spectacle?," 5 Feb. 2018 At the precise moment these goods are loaded onto the brass luggage cart, the doorman signs for a $325 rib roast for the same family from Lobel's butcher shop, the only place this crowd buys a piece of meat. Holly Peterson, Town & Country, "The Truth About What You Should Tip Your Doorman This Holiday Season," 8 Dec. 2016

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First Known Use of rib roast

1627, in the meaning defined above

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