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corned beef

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Pronunciation: /kɔːndˈbiːf
 
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Definition of corned beef in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1British Beef preserved in brine, chopped and pressed and sold in tins.
Example sentences
  • Cured meats like bacon, corned beef, ham and pastrami contain preservatives called nitrates that have been linked to stomach and colon cancers.
  • Meat was preserved in tins in the Napoleonic period and known as bœuf bouilli, the origin of the English description of corned beef as ‘bully beef’.
  • We had free school dinners and I loved spam fritters, sausage pie, stew, corned beef, or meat loaf, followed by pink custard and sponge.
2North American Beef brisket cured in brine and boiled, typically served cold.
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.

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