kreng

noun
\ ˈkreŋ \
variants: or krang or crang \ ˈkraŋ \
plural -s

Definition of kreng

: the carcass of a whale after removal of the blubber and baleen

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History and Etymology for kreng

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kreng. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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