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spareribs

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noun plural spare·ribs \ˈsper-ˌ(r)ibz, -əbz\

Definition of spareribs

  1. :  a cut of pork ribs separated from the bacon strip



Origin and Etymology of spareribs

by folk etymology from Low German ribbesper pickled pork ribs roasted on a spit, from Middle Low German, from ribbe rib + sper spear, spit


First Known Use: 1596

Rhymes with spareribs


SPARERIBS Defined for Kids

spareribs

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noun plural spare·ribs \ˈsper-ˌribz\

Definition of spareribs for Students

  1. :  a cut of pork ribs




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