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EnglishEdit

 
steaks

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English steike, from Old Norse steik (roast; meat roasted on a stick). The verb is either from the noun or from steikja (to roast).

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NounEdit

steak (countable and uncountable, plural steaks)

  1. A slice of beef, broiled or cut for broiling.
  2. (by extension) A relatively large, thick slice or slab cut from another animal, a vegetable, etc.
    venison steak, bear steak, pork steak, turtle steak, salmon steak; cauliflower steak, eggplant steaks
    • 2013 July 26, Nick Miroff, “Mexico gets a taste for eating insects [ ]”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 7, page 32:
      The San Juan market is Mexico City's most famous deli of exotic meats, where an adventurous shopper can hunt down hard-to-find critters [] But the priciest items in the market aren't the armadillo steaks or even the bluefin tuna.
    1. (fish) A slice of meat cut across the grain (perpendicular to the spine) from a fish.

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Coordinate termsEdit

  • (fish): filet (a slice of meat cut with the grain of the fish)

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VerbEdit

steak (third-person singular simple present steaks, present participle steaking, simple past and past participle steaked)

  1. To cook (something, especially fish) like or as a steak.
    • 2000, Nick Karas, The Complete Book of Striped Bass Fishing, page 353:
      Really large bass can be treated as filets, as we mentioned earlier, or they can be steaked. If they are to be steaked, they should be cleaned like a bass to be baked, scaled, and the skin left in place.

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CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

steak m

  1. steak

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Further readingEdit

  • steak in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • steak in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English steak.

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NounEdit

steak m (plural steaks, diminutive steakje n)

  1. steak

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FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English steak.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

steak m (plural steaks)

  1. steak (of meat or fish)