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brisket

bris·ket

 (brĭs′kĭt)
n.
1. The chest of an animal.
2. The ribs and meat taken from the chest of an animal.

[Middle English brusket, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse brjōsk, cartilage.]
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brisket

(ˈbrɪskɪt)
n
1. (Zoology) the breast of a four-legged animal
2. (Cookery) the meat from this part, esp of beef
[C14: probably of Scandinavian origin; related to Old Norse brjōsk gristle, Norwegian and Danish brusk]
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bris•ket

(ˈbrɪs kɪt)

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.
[1300–50; Middle English brusket]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brisket - a cut of meat from the breast or lower chest especially of beefbrisket - a cut of meat from the breast or lower chest especially of beef
cut of meat, cut - a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
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Translations

brisket

[ˈbrɪskɪt] Ncarne f de pecho (para asar)
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brisket

[ˈbrɪskɪt] npoitrine f de bœuf
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

brisket

n (Cook) → Bruststück nt
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brisket

[ˈbrɪskɪt] npunta di petto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
The brisket disease seen in high altitude areas results in pulmonary hypertension in ruminants (Newman et al., 2011).
Using the panel, Heaton and his colleagues analyzed a bovine gene associated with brisket disease. Also known as pulmonary hypertension, mountain sickness, and dropsy, the disease results from elevated pulmonary arterial pressure caused by lack of oxygen.
For ranchers accustomed to grazing their cattle in mountainous terrain, Galloways are known for their resistance to Brisket Disease. Brisket Disease is a form of altitude sickness that is fatal in cattle above 8,000 feet elevation.