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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 beef /ˈbif/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 beef /ˈbɪf/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Beef a. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, beef.
 Beef tea, essence of beef, or strong beef broth.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Beef n.
 1. An animal of the genus Bos, especially the common species, Bos taurus, including the bull, cow, and ox, in their full grown state; esp., an ox or cow fattened for food.
 Note: [In this, which is the original sense, the word has a plural, beeves ]
    A herd of beeves, fair oxen and fair kine.   --Milton.
 2. The flesh of an ox, or cow, or of any adult bovine animal, when slaughtered for food.
 Note: [In this sense, the word has no plural.] “Great meals of beef.”
 3. Applied colloquially to human flesh.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: cattle that are reared for their meat [syn: beef cattle]
      2: meat from an adult domestic bovine [syn: boeuf]
      3: informal terms for objecting; "I have a gripe about the
         service here" [syn: gripe, kick, bitch, squawk]
      v : complain; "What was he hollering about?" [syn: gripe, grouse,
           crab, squawk, bellyache, holler]
      [also: beeves (pl)]