a cut of beef from the plate, usually boiled and eaten with horseradish
Origin of flankeneastern; English Yiddish, plural of an unverified form flank, flank ; from German flanke, flank ; from Old French flanc: see flank
- 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 of flankenYiddish, from German, pl. of Flanke, flank, side, from French flanc, from Old French; see flank.