crown roast

noun

: 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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web 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

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The first known use of crown roast was circa 1909

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“Crown roast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crown%20roast. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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