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steak

If you order steak at a restaurant, you'll probably be served a thick piece of cooked meat.

Although most people use the noun steak to mean a slice of grilled or broiled beef, it can be used to talk about any kind of meat or fish. Many people like to cook tuna steaks on the grill or order a medium-rare T-bone steak at a restaurant. Since the fifteenth century, steak has meant "thick slice of meat," from the Old Norse root word steik, "roast meat."

Definitions of steak
  1. noun
    a slice of meat cut from the fleshy part of an animal or large fish
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    fish steak
    cross-section slice of a large fish
    beefsteak
    a beef steak usually cooked by broiling
    flank steak
    a cut of beef from the flank of the animal
    minute steak
    a thin steak that can be cooked quickly
    sirloin steak
    a cut of beef from the sirloin
    filet, fillet
    a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef
    Delmonico steak, club steak
    small steak from the front of the short loin of beef
    porterhouse, porterhouse steak
    large steak from the thick end of the short loin containing a T-shaped bone and large piece of tenderloin
    T-bone steak
    small steak from the thin end of the short loin containing a T-shaped bone and small piece of tenderloin
    round steak
    a lean cut of beef from between the rump and the shank
    rump steak
    a steak cut from the rump
    New York strip, strip steak
    steak from upper part of the short loin
    beef patty, chop steak, chopped steak, chopsteak, hamburger steak
    a patty of ground cooked beef
    flitch
    fish steak usually cut from a halibut
    type of:
    cut, cut of meat
    a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
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