an ornamental plant, Begonia erythrophylla, having light-pink flowers and nearly round, thick, fleshy leaves that are red on the underside.
- Beefsteak mushroom
an edible bracket fungus, Fistulina hepatica, that grows on trees and can rot the heartwood of living oaks and chestnuts. Historical Examples On the way back, Mrs. Vernon showed the scouts the earmarks of the beefsteak mushroom. Girl Scouts in the Adirondacks Lillian Elizabeth Roy To his great joy, Pike recognized it at once as […]
- Beefsteak tomato
any of several tomato plant varieties bearing fruit of large size with especially meaty flesh. the fruit of such a plant.
- Beef stroganoff
stroganoff made with strips of beef. Contemporary Examples Yesterday a woman in the second row offered me a beef stroganoff. James Corden Talks About Improv and ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’ Janice Kaplan May 15, 2012 noun a dish of thin strips of beef cooked with onions, mushrooms, and seasonings, served in a sour-cream sauce noun […]
- Beef tea
Chiefly British, beef bouillon. a broth made either by straining water in which bits of lean beef have been cooked or by dissolving beef extract in hot water. Historical Examples She loves having a fuss made of her, beef tea—chicken—jelly with whipped cream—and fires in her bedroom, little Sybarite. I’ll Leave It To You Noel […]