short ribs

plural noun

: a cut of beef consisting of rib ends between the rib roast and the plate see beef illustration

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The short ribs with risotto land on the table of a reviewer, a bearded dude in a White Sox shirt under flannel. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 21 Nov. 2022 Pumpkin and apple pies will wrap up the meal, which can be accentuated with add-ons such as short ribs braised in red wine, candied sweet potatoes, and roasted Brussels sprouts with bacon and dates. Lauryn Azu, Chicago Tribune, 11 Nov. 2022 Two pounds of short ribs encased in seemingly a loaf of ciabatta, stabbed in the center with a knife, has that effect on a table. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 2 Dec. 2022 The dish consists of beef short ribs marinated in soy sauce and grilled to perfection for a flavor that is sweet and savory. Bob Carlton |, al, 1 Nov. 2022 The menu includes turkey, short ribs, ham, squash-fennel salad, seafood ceviche, and desserts. Stefene Russell, The Salt Lake Tribune, 14 Dec. 2022 Kelsey’s will serve a four-course $58 menu with dishes like short ribs, prime rib and pork belly gratin. San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 Dec. 2022 Entrees include turkey, chicken, short ribs, cavatappi and cod. Susan Dunne, Hartford Courant, 6 Nov. 2022 The parrilla Argentina is a deluge of hissing skirt steak, short ribs and links of chorizo. Jenn Harriscolumnist, Los Angeles Times, 14 Nov. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined above

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“Short ribs.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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