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A short question from Germany

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I've bought a book with chili recipes (in English). Is there anybody out there (probably every US-citizen), who can explain me the meaning of the word "chuck" in chuck beef. What kind of meat is it? Describes it the part of the cow (like shoulder)?

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  1. Here's a link to a site that describes the different cuts of beef and a simple illustration:
    http://www.foodreference.com/html/art...

    The illustration is at the bottom of the page.

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    1. re: Gio

      Thanks a lot. There is nothing more to say.