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beef

 
Noun beef has 3 senses
  1. beef, beef cattle - cattle that are reared for their meat
    --1 is a kind of cattle, cows, kine, oxen, Bos taurus
    --1 has particulars:
     longhorn, Texas longhorn; Santa Gertrudis; Aberdeen Angus, Angus, black Angus; Charolais; Durham, shorthorn; Galloway; Hereford, whiteface; cattalo, beefalo
  2. beef, boeuf - meat from an adult domestic bovine
    --2 is a kind of meat
    --2 is a part of cattle, cows, kine, oxen, Bos taurus
    --2 has parts: cut of beef; beef loin
    --2 has particulars:
     ground beef, hamburger; bully beef, corned beef, corn beef; pastrami
  3. gripe, kick, beef, bitch, squawk - informal terms for objecting; "I have a gripe about the service here"
    --3 is a kind of objection
    Derived form: verb beef1
Verb beef has 1 sense
  1. gripe, grouse, crab, beef, squawk, bellyache, holler - complain; "What was he hollering about?"
    --1 is one way to complain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetch
    Derived form: noun beef3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
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