crumblings

plural noun
crum·​blings | \ ˈkrəm-b(ə-)liŋz How to pronounce crumblings (audio) \

Definition of crumblings

: crumbled particles

First Known Use of crumblings

1660, in the meaning defined above

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“Crumblings.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crumblings. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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