A rump steak being cooked on a griddle pan
Rump steak is a cut of beef. It may refer to:
A steak from the top half of an American-cut
round steak primal A British- or Australian-cut from the rump primal, largely equivalent to the American sirloin
American and British equivalencies [ edit ]
The British and Commonwealth English "rump steak" is commonly called "
sirloin" in American English. On the other hand, British "sirloin" is called short loin or "porterhouse" by Americans.
French usage [ edit ]
Rump steak corresponds roughly to the French cut
culotte (literally, the 'panties', 'underwear'), which is used for different recipes:
In the 20th century the English term
rump steak was adopted, although with modified orthography romsteak or romsteck. The spelling  rumsteak is also attested.
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
Food and Cooking in American and British English", by Susan Stempleski, Medical Magazine, Macmillan Dictionaries, February 2004
Le Petit Robert Grand Format, Dictionnaire de la langue française, Dictionnaires Le Robert, Paris, June 1996, p. 2,551, hard cov., ISBN 2-85036-469-X, see page 1,997 ( romsteak, romsteck) and page 2,011 ( rumsteak, rumsteck)
Le Petit Larousse, Larouss, Paris, 1994
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