corned beef

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corned beef

 (kôrnd)
n.
Beef, usually brisket, round, or rump, that is seasoned with spices and cured in brine.

[From corn, to preserve with granulated salt or brine.]
Word History: One might wonder where the corn in corned beef is, since there are no yellow kernels of maize to be found in a corned beef sandwich. Upon contemplation, some people may even reason that the beef must have come from cattle fed with corn—that is, maize. In fact, corned beef originally referred to beef preserved by corning, or dry-curing with salt. The word corn was used in the past to describe the large, coarse grains of salt that were sprinkled and rubbed onto beef, or into which the beef was set to cure, according to the methods traditionally used to make corned beef. (This method is still used today to make cured meats like prosciutto.) Nowadays, however, most corned beef is soaked in brine rather than corned.

corned′ beef′


n.
beef cured in a seasoned brine and cooked.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corned beef - beef cured or pickled in brinecorned beef - beef cured or pickled in brine  
boeuf, beef - meat from an adult domestic bovine
Translations
لَحْـم بَقَـر مُعَلَّب
hovězí v konzervě
sprængt oksekød
besózott marhahús
léttsaltaî nautakjöt
hovädzie v konzerve
konserve sığır eti

corned beef

[ˌkɔːndˈb>iːf] Ncarne f de vaca en conserva

corned beef

nCorned Beef nt, → Cornedbeef nt

corned beef

[ˈkɔːndˈbiːf] ncarne f di manzo in scatola

corn1

(koːn) noun
1. the seeds of cereal plants, especially (in Britain) wheat, or (in North America) maize.
2. (American grain) the plants themselves. a field of corn.
corn on the cob
an ear of corn (maize) that is cooked and eaten as a vegetable.
corned beef
salted beef (usually cooked and canned).
ˈcornflakes noun plural
crushed pieces of corn eaten with milk (and sugar), usually for breakfast. a bowl of cornflakes; a box of cornflakes.
ˈcornflour noun
finely ground (especially maize) flour.
ˈcornflower noun
a blue-flowered plant.
References in classic literature ?
They bristled with unknown perils, and he gazed at them, fascinated, till their dazzle became a background across which moved a succession of forecastle pictures, wherein he and his mates sat eating salt beef with sheath-knives and fingers, or scooping thick pea-soup out of pannikins by means of battered iron spoons.
At one o'clock, the boys, having previously had their appetites thoroughly taken away by stir-about and potatoes, sat down in the kitchen to some hard salt beef, of which Nicholas was graciously permitted to take his portion to his own solitary desk, to eat it there in peace.
The hands are coming in to boiled salt beef and cider and Indian bread.
With the look of one just awakened, he followed Riderhood into the Lock-house, where the latter produced from a cupboard some cold salt beef and half a loaf, some gin in a bottle, and some water in a jug.
Franklin hacking at a piece of cold salt beef with a table knife.
Rather edgily, it went by the name of The English and Continental Bar, so called because, as well as the usual British staples, they went out on the limb of serving "strange foreign stuff" such as their signature hot salt beef sandwiches.
Inspired by street food trends, the pub's main menu includes a choice of open burritos, such as shredded chicken and BBQ bean, alongside ribs, wings and colslaw, a salt beef sub and Rib Licker - pulled beef rib with gherkins and crispy onions.
Anna says: "Freshly made in house, we're currently serving the likes of house salt beef, slow roast pork belly with coriander aioli, garden summer vegetable salads, all home-grown; cured new season herring, lots of pickles, whipped feta on toast with house smoked leeks, Ouseburn blackberry cake, homemade still lemonade and lots more.
Central to it was homecured salt beef - pink, succulent and flavoursome.
The indoor pool was the ideal way to start the day - and work off the salt beef sandwiches I had been scoffing.
From the sandwich menu my last guest had the homemade salt beef sandwich (PS6.