crumblings

plural noun

crum·​blings ˈkrəm-b(ə-)liŋz How to pronounce crumblings (audio)
: crumbled particles

Word History

First Known Use

1660, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of crumblings was in 1660

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“Crumblings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crumblings. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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