flanken definition by Webster's New World
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a cut of beef from the plate, usually boiled and eaten with horseradish
Origin: eastern; English Yiddish, plural of an unverified form flank, flank ; from German flanke, flank ; from Old French flanc: see flank
flanken definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A cut of meat taken from the short ribs of beef.
- A dish prepared from this cut of beef by boiling or stewing, often served with horseradish.
Origin: Yiddish, from German, pl. of Flanke, flank, side, from French flanc; see flank.