WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
bris•ket /ˈbrɪskɪt/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. a cut of meat, esp. beef, from the breast, or from the part of the breast lying next to the ribs.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
bris•ket  (briskit),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. the breast of an animal, or the part of the breast lying next to the ribs.
  2. a cut of meat, esp. beef, from this part. See diag. under  beef. 
  • Old Norse brjōsk cartilage
  • Middle English brusket, perh. 1300–50


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

brisket /ˈbrɪskɪt/ n
  1. the breast of a four-legged animal
  2. the meat from this part, esp of beef
Etymology: 14th Century: probably of Scandinavian origin; related to Old Norse brjōsk gristle, Norwegian and Danish brusk



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