short loin


: a portion of the hindquarter of beef immediately behind the ribs that is usually cut into steaks see beef illustration

Examples of short loin in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Now, for Robb Report readers, Flannery Beef has reserved a selection of its most valuable meats—cuts from the rib, short loin and tenderloin—to be dry-aged and trimmed specifically to your palate. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 6 Dec. 2022 This slab of meat is cut from the short loin of the cow, combining both the Filet Mignon and the Ribeye steak. The Salt Lake Tribune, 9 Nov. 2022 This steak is cut from the short loin, like the Porterhouse, and the tenderloin like the Filet. The Salt Lake Tribune, 9 Aug. 2022 One of my favorite beef cuts is New York steak, also known as New York strip, a cut from the upper part of the short loin section combining superb tenderness with rich flavor. Wolfgang Puck, Twin Cities, 3 July 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1866, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of short loin was in 1866

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“Short loin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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