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A standing rib roast, also known as prime rib, is a cut of beef from the primal rib, one of the primal cuts of beef. While the entire rib section comprises ribs six through 12, a standing rib roast may contain anywhere from two to seven ribs.

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  1. prime rib:

    n (butchery) A cut of beef consisting of two to seven ribs; one of the nine primal cuts.