crown roast


: a fancy roast of lamb, veal, or pork made from the rib portions of two loins skewered together at the ends to form a circle

Examples of crown roast in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One minute, queens are blending together herbs and eggs (shells included), pouring the concoction into the center of a pork crown roast along with the blender’s blade, and shoving it all in the oven. Globe Staff,, 13 June 2023 Set aside until ready to add to crown roast. Krissa Rossbund, Better Homes & Gardens, 22 Oct. 2021 Place crown roast in roasting pan with bones facing up. Krissa Rossbund, Better Homes & Gardens, 22 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of crown roast was circa 1909

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“Crown roast.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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