Definition of Delmonico steak in English:

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Delmonico steak

Pronunciation: /delˈmäniˌkō ˌstāk/


A small steak cut from the front section of the short loin of beef. Also called club steak.
Example sentences
  • Know what you want when you buy a Delmonico steak.
  • The meaning of a Delmonico steak has changed over the years and from place to place.
  • Luckily, much care has been taken with Delmonico steak, its beefy flavor enhanced by an understated demi glace.


Named for Lorenzo Delmonico (1813–81), Swiss-born US restaurateur.

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Syllabification: Del·mon·i·co steak

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