short ribs
noun plural Date: 1611 a cut of beef consisting of rib ends between the rib roast and the plate — see beef illustration

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  • Short ribs — are a popular cut of beef. Beef short ribs are larger and usually more tender and meatier than their pork counterpart, pork spare ribs. According to Hormel Foods [http://www.hormel.com/templates/knowledge/knowledge.asp?catitemid=22 id=341] ,… …   Wikipedia

  • short ribs — pl.n. the rib ends of beef from the forequarter, next to the plate * * * …   Universalium

  • short ribs — pl.n. the rib ends of beef from the forequarter, next to the plate …   English World dictionary

  • short ribs — noun cut of beef containing rib ends near the sternum • Hypernyms: ↑cut of beef * * * noun plural : a cut of beef consisting of rib ends between the rib roast and the plate see beef illustration * * * short ribs, a thin cut of beef from the lower …   Useful english dictionary

  • short ribs — N. Amer. a narrow cut of beef containing the ends of the ribs near to the breastbone. → short rib …   English new terms dictionary

  • chuck short ribs — noun between the chuck and the brisket • Hypernyms: ↑cut of beef …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ribs (food) — Ribs of beef, lamb, venison, and pork are a cut of meat. The term ribs usually refers to the less meaty part of the chops, often cooked as a slab (not cut into separate ribs).They can be roasted, grilled, or smoked. A set of ribs served together… …   Wikipedia

  • short rib — noun 1》 Brit. another term for floating rib. 2》 (short ribs) N. Amer. a narrow cut of beef containing the ends of the ribs near to the breastbone …   English new terms dictionary

  • Short — Short, a. [Compar. {Shorter}; superl. {Shortest}.] [OE. short, schort, AS. scort, sceort; akin to OHG. scurz, Icel. skorta to be short of, to lack, and perhaps to E. shear, v. t. Cf. {Shirt}.] 1. Not long; having brief length or linear extension; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Short rib — Short Short, a. [Compar. {Shorter}; superl. {Shortest}.] [OE. short, schort, AS. scort, sceort; akin to OHG. scurz, Icel. skorta to be short of, to lack, and perhaps to E. shear, v. t. Cf. {Shirt}.] 1. Not long; having brief length or linear… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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