WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
bris•ket /ˈbrɪskɪt/USA pronunciation
n. [uncountable]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
- a cut of meat, esp. beef, from the breast, or from the part of the breast lying next to the ribs.
(bris′kit),USA pronunciation n.
- the breast of an animal, or the part of the breast lying next to the ribs.
- a cut of meat, esp. beef, from this part. See diag. under beef.
- Old Norse brjōsk cartilage
- Middle English brusket, perh. 1300–50
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brisket /ˈbrɪskɪt/ n
Etymology: 14th Century: probably of Scandinavian origin; related to Old Norse brjōsk gristle, Norwegian and Danish brusk
- the breast of a four-legged animal
- the meat from this part, esp of beef
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