meat from cattle, there are many uses for beef when most common is beef from cows. there are different cuts we use in cooking: short ribs or steak (filet mignon, sirloin steak, rump steak, rib steak, rib eye steak, hanger steak,etc.) . it can be ground or minced for sausages or used as is (spaghetti bolognese for example).
we also use inner parts such as: oxtail, liver, tongue, tripe, kidneys heart, brain and anything you can think of.