spareribs

plural noun spare·ribs \ ˈsper-ˌ(r)ibz , -əbz \

Definition of spareribs

: a cut of pork ribs separated from the bacon strip

Origin and Etymology of spareribs

by folk etymology from Low German ribbesper pickled pork ribs roasted on a spit, from Middle Low German, from ribbe rib + sper spear, spit


SPARERIBS Defined for Kids

spareribs

noun plural spare·ribs \ ˈsper-ˌribz \

Definition of spareribs for Students

: a cut of pork ribs

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