Definition of Albany beef in English:

Albany beef

noun

US
historical
  • The flesh of the sturgeon, used as food.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in James Thacher (1754–1844). From Albany, the name of the capital city of New York State + beef, in reference to the abundance of the fish in the waters of the Hudson River near Albany.

Pronunciation

Albany beef

/ˌɔːlbəni ˈbiːf//ˌɒlbəni ˈbiːf/