riblet

noun

rib·​let ˈri-blət How to pronounce riblet (audio)
: one of the rib ends in the strip of breast of lamb or veal see lamb illustration

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Here are some other bargains to take advantage of in July: Enjoy all-you-can-eat riblets served with coleslaw for $13.99 every Thursday for a limited time. Chris Sims, Indianapolis Star, 1 July 2019 Craig and Chris Johnson will bring a few dishes to go with Betsinger’s BBQ riblets and cookie bars. Kalyn Kahler, SI.com, 1 Feb. 2018 Tiny pork riblets may be the gateway meat: dry-rubbed, with a hint of sweetness, the flesh separates from the bones with little effort or interference. Mike Sula, Chicago Reader, 30 Jan. 2018 Of course, some local beer pride should also be flowing on Super Sunday, so go to the source and check out Second District Brewing, also in South Philly, where the Bancroft Pale Ale will be $4 a pint and the vegan riblets are a sleeper hit. Craig Laban, Philly.com, 29 Jan. 2018 Cook the pork ribs Cut the pork racks into individual riblets. Madeleine Luckel, Vogue, 31 Oct. 2017 Iron Grate also will expand its menu, with hush puppies, riblets, chicken leg quarters and a barbecue baked cheese curd-sausage dish. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 23 June 2017 In 2014, Full Moon was chosen one of the 12 Best Barbecue Joints in America by the readers of Ebony magazine, and this year, Men's Journal magazine included Full Moon's riblet fries on its list of the 17 Most Inventive French Fries in America. Bob Carlton, AL.com, 24 May 2017 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1806, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of riblet was in 1806

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Cite this Entry

“Riblet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/riblet. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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