variants or krang or crang
plural -s
: the carcass of a whale after removal of the blubber and baleen

Word History


Dutch kreng, from Middle Dutch crenge carrion, carcass; perhaps akin to Old English cringan to yield, fall in battle, die

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“Kreng.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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