WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
bris•ket /ˈbrɪskɪt/USA pronunciation n. [uncountable]

    a cut of meat, esp. beef, from the breast, or from the part of the breast lying next to the ribs.


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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