Definition of Ground beef

1. Noun. Beef that has been ground.

Exact synonyms: Hamburger
Generic synonyms: Beef, Boeuf
Group relationships: Beefburger, Burger, Hamburger

Definition of Ground beef

1. Noun. (North America) Beef that has been ground; minced beef. ¹

2. Noun. (US standard of identity) Chopped fresh or frozen beef without the addition of beef fat as seasoning, with no more than 30 percent fat, and with no added water, phosphates, binders, or extenders except pink slime. ¹

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Literary usage of Ground beef

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Healthy Heart Handbook for Women by Marian Sandmaier (1992)
"... sirloin, top loin, extra lean ground beef Lamb—leg-shank Pork—tenderloin, ... most shellfish Go Easy On • Lean ground beef, flank steak • Shrimp, ..."

2. The American Home Diet: An Answer to the Ever Present Question : What Shall by Elmer Verner McCollum, Nina Simmonds (1920)
"Cool and add yolk of 1 egg and 1 tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice. Meat Loaf. 2 Ibs. ground beef l/* Ib. ground salt pork Y2 cup milk 1 ..."

3. Rhodes by Florian Fürst (2001)
"... filled with rice and ground beef ... tomatoes and paprika stuffed with rice and ground beef ..."

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