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spareribs

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

Definition of SPARERIBS

:  a cut of pork ribs separated from the bacon strip
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Origin 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

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SPARERIBS Defined for Kids

spareribs

noun plural spare·ribs \ˈsper-ˌribz\

Definition of SPARERIBS for Kids

:  a cut of pork ribs

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