pot roast
noun Date: 1881 a piece of beef cooked by braising usually on top of the stove

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  • pot roast — n. meat, usually a large cut of beef, cooked in one piece by braising …   English World dictionary

  • pot-roast — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: pot roast : to roast in a pot usually on top of a stove * * * potˈ roast transitive verb To braise • • • Main Entry: ↑pot * * * ˈpot roast [pot roast pot roasts …   Useful english dictionary

  • pot roast — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms pot roast : singular pot roast plural pot roasts a meal consisting of a large piece of meat cooked in a container with a small amount of water, usually served with potatoes and vegetables …   English dictionary

  • pot roast — noun a piece of meat cooked slowly in a covered pot. verb (pot roast) cook (meat) in such a way …   English new terms dictionary

  • pot roast — a dish of meat, usually brisket of beef or chuck roast, stewed in one piece in a covered pot and served in its own gravy. [1880 85, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • pot roast — noun cut of beef suitable for simmering in liquid in a closed pot • Hypernyms: ↑roast, ↑joint • Hyponyms: ↑bottom round …   Useful english dictionary

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