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English definition of “tenderloin”

tenderloin

noun [U] uk   /ˈten.də.lɔɪn/ us    /-dɚ-/
a strip of meat taken from the lower back of cows or pigs, which does not contain a lot of fat and is easy to cut or chew (= crush with the teeth)Cuts of meat
(Definition of tenderloin from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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