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corned beef Syllabification: corned beef
Pronunciation: /kôːrndˈbēːf/
(also corn beef)

Definition of corned beef in English:


North American Beef brisket cured in brine and boiled, served hot typically with cabbage, or cold, sliced for sandwiches.
Example sentences
  • I'd been in the middle of preparing one of our favourite meals: cauliflower cheese garnished with crispy bacon, served with sliced cold corned beef and good quality boiled potatoes.
  • Zone in on those oversized sandwiches built with hot corned beef or pastrami served on soft, sturdy, seedless rye.
  • This unctuous purée is good served with barbecued lamb cutlets and a green salad, or with cold corned beef or ham.


Corned, in the sense 'preserved in salt water'.

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