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A beefsteak is a flat cut of beef, usually cut perpendicular to the muscle fibers. Beefsteaks are usually grilled, pan-fried, or broiled.

beefsteak n : a slice of beef usually cooked by broiling

23 Moby Thesaurus words for "beefsteak": London broil, Salisbury steak, T-bone steak, bifteck, chopped steak, club steak, cubed steak, fillet steak, flank steak, ground beef, ground chuck, ground round, hamburg, hamburg steak, hamburger, porterhouse steak, rib steak, round steak, rump steak, shell steak, sirloin steak, steak, tenderloin steak

Beefsteak \Beef"steak`\ (b[=e]f"st[=a]k), n. A steak of beef; a slice of beef broiled or suitable for broiling. [1913 Webster]

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Veal is the meat of young cattle (calves), in contrast to the beef from older cattle. Though veal can be produced from a calf of either sex and any breed, most veal comes from male calves (bull calves) of dairy cattle breeds.

veal n : meat from a calf [syn: {veau}]

Veal \Veal\ (v[=e]l), n.[OE. veel, OF. veel, F. veau, L. vitellus, dim. of vitulus a calf; akin to E. wether. See {Wether}, and cf. {Vellum}, {Vituline}.] The flesh of a calf when killed and used for food. [1913 Webster]

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  • beef-steak: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • beef-steak: Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
  • beef-steak: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • veal: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • veal: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44

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