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sirloin
American English: /ˈsərlɔɪn/
British English: /ˈsəːlɔɪn/

Translation of sirloin in Spanish:

noun

uncountable and countable
  • (preciado corte de carne vacuna del cuarto trasero)
    chopped sirloin (American English)
    carne (feminine) molida or (Spain) (River Plate area) picada
    Example sentences
    • The platters were heaped with beef fillet, sirloin, rump and kidneys as well as chicken, lamb and pork.
    • For his next trick, he cranked up the heat and put on skewers of sirloin beef fillet and halloumi cheese.
    • A bowl of white rice and a small serving of fish soup with seaweed follow, just in time to accompany the main dish, be it sirloin or tenderloin steak, mutton, chicken or cod.

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