Origin of flankenYiddish, plural of 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 .