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1. A cut of steak taken from the ribs.
2. A cut of steak taken from the sirloin.

[French : entre, between (from Latin inter; see inter-) + côte, rib (from Latin costa; see costa).]
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(French ɑ̃trəkot)
(Cookery) a beefsteak cut from between the ribs
[C19: French entrecôte, from entre- inter- + côte rib, from Latin costa]
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(ˌɑ̃ trəˈkoʊt)

a steak sliced from between the ribs.
[1835–45; < French < Latin inter- inter- + costa rib]
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Noun1.entrecote - cut of meat taken from between the ribs
cut of meat, cut - a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
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entrecôte (steak)

nEntrecote nt
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