short ribs

plural noun

Definition of short ribs

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

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There’s a plump little sea urchin on a bed of rice and seaweed; thin, tender slices of Wagyu short rib; and a bite of butterfish, artfully plated with a touch of yuzu chili paste. Fortune, "Philadelphia’s Swank New Omakase Restaurant Is Elevated in Every Aspect," 8 Sep. 2019 Add short ribs and brown for 5 minutes on each side. Janelle Bitker,, "“East Bay Cooks” celebrates culinary diversity of Oakland, Berkeley and other cities," 6 Sep. 2019 Wagyu beef is used in the Boathouse burger and the appetizer sliders, while the bison short rib shows up as an entree and in won tons. Linda Zavoral, The Mercury News, "Waterfront view alert: Berkeley Boathouse restaurant opening at the marina," 4 Sep. 2019 Spareribs on the grill give way to short ribs in the oven. Adam Rapoport, Bon Appétit, "It’s Time to Get Back to the Kitchen," 3 Sep. 2019 Red Feather Roasted beets, charcuterie, a Boursin burger, short ribs, chicken with pimento cheese grits, oysters, moule-frites, steak frites: those are the bistro classics, both modern and traditional. Polly Campbell,, "And the best bistros in Greater Cincinnati are ...," 28 Aug. 2019 Entree options include short rib with spaetzle, grilled octopus, salmon with apricot quinoa or herb lemon chicken breast with spaghetti squash and ratatouille. Michael Mayo,, "8 picks for great meal deals during Fort Lauderdale restaurant months," 31 July 2019 Platters of thinly sliced fatty brisket and marinated short rib arrive, and our waiter grills them for us, bending over at a 45-degree angle with one arm neatly tucked behind his back. Los Angeles Times, "Column: The workers who make Korean barbecue possible deserve better," 29 July 2019 Bowls include tofu and rice vermicelli, sugarcane shrimp, goat curry flavored with coconut and lemongrass, and five-spice beef short ribs. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "Ambitious Bravery Chef Hall now open downtown," 24 July 2019

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First Known Use of short ribs

1611, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of short ribs was in 1611

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