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steak / stāk/ • n. high-quality beef taken from the hindquarters of the animal, typically cut into thick slices that are cooked by broiling or frying: he liked his steak rare. ∎  a thick slice of such beef or other high-quality meat or fish: a salmon steak. ∎  poorer-quality beef that is cubed or ground and cooked more slowly by braising or stewing. ORIGIN: Middle English: from Old Norse steik; related to steikja ‘roast on a spit’ and stikna ‘be roasted.’

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steak Piece of meat cut from the fillet, rump, sirloin, or other lean part of the animal (normally beef). Also used for thick sections of fish such as salmon and cod.

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steak XV. — ON. steik, rel. to steikja roast on a spit, stikna be roasted.

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