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spareribs

[spair-ribz] /ˈspɛərˌrɪbz/
noun, (used with a plural verb)
1.
a cut of meat from the rib section, especially of pork or beef, with some meat adhering to the bones.
2.
a dish of this meat, usually baked, roasted, or barbecued with a pungent sauce.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; transposed variant of earlier ribspare < Middle Low German ribbespēr rib cut; compare obsolete spare a cut, slice
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Examples from the web for spareribs
  • The fragrant spice rub used to make this dish is good on chicken and spareribs as well.
  • Appetizers include foil-wrapped chicken, barbecued spareribs, fried wontons and crispy shrimp.
  • He grilled chicken, hamburgers, spareribs and turkeys year-round.
  • He's even made a gold-capped necklace from his lunch: spareribs he took home in a doggie bag.
  • spareribs were placed on a rack in a pan, but were not covered during cooking.
  • To arrive at the value for spareribs and bellies, a simple average of the styles being used is calculated.

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