From Acadēmīa Latīnitātis

Slice of beef, broiled or cut for broiling

carnēs bovillae, carnum bovillārum, f

Noun [Cite]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈkar.neːs boˈu̯il.lae̯/, [ˈkärneːs̠ boˈu̯ɪlːʲäe̯]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈkar.nes boˈvil.le/, [ˈkärnes boˈvilːe]

Third-declension noun with a first-declension noun, plural only.

Case Plural
Nominative carnēs bovillae
Genitive carnum bovillārum
Dative carnibus bovillīs
Accusative carnēs bovillās
Ablative carnibus bovillīs
Vocative carnēs bovillae


  • "steak". In: William Smith and Theophilus D. Hall (1871) A Copious and Critical English-Latin Dictionary, New York, Cincinnati, Chicago, American Book Company‎

A relatively large, thick slice or slab cut from another animal, a vegetable, etc.

This word has no direct translation. For a rough approximations see: piece, chunk, dumpling