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

Examples of rib roast in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Another option is Busch's garlic pepper rubbed rib roast which is uncooked at pick-up. Sue Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 16 Nov. 2021 One serving of prime rib, often called standing rib roast, is generally huge. Katie Bourque, Good Housekeeping, 10 Nov. 2021 In Canada, prime rib roast prices have skyrocketed 20% over the past year—marking their highest level in more than 25 years, according to Bloomberg. Lisa Kim, Forbes, 10 Nov. 2021 Dinners for four to six of standing rib roast ($150) and bourbon pineapple glazed ham ($100) are on the menu. Susan Dunne, courant.com, 23 Mar. 2021 Highlights include Flannery prime rib roast, smoked Idaho rainbow trout and dark chocolate cherry cake. Jenn Harris Senior Food Writer, Los Angeles Times, 16 Dec. 2020 Prime rib, also known as standing rib roast, is from one of the nine primal cuts of beef known as the primal rib, which is the same part of the cow as a ribeye. Eleanore Park, WSJ, 24 Dec. 2020 Bigger groups can add on a huge short rib roast for $180. Janelle Bitker, SFChronicle.com, 22 Dec. 2020 Serving standing rib roast of beef for a houseful of people is expensive. John Kass, chicagotribune.com, 21 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of rib roast

1627, in the meaning defined above

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“Rib roast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rib%20roast. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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