crown roast
noun Date: circa 1909 a fancy roast of lamb, veal, or pork made from the rib portions of two loins skewered together at the ends to form a circle

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  • crown roast — n. a rib roast tied in a circle like a crown with the ribs sticking up and paper frills on each one …   English World dictionary

  • crown roast — crown′ roast n. coo a cut of meat, esp. lamb, veal, or pork, formed by tying two rib roasts together in a circle • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • crown roast — noun a roast of the rib section of lamb • Syn: ↑rack of lamb • Hypernyms: ↑lamb roast, ↑roast lamb, ↑rack * * * noun : a fancy roast of lamb, veal, or pork made from the rib portions of two loins by trimming off the backbone and skewering the …   Useful english dictionary

  • crown roast — noun a roast of rib pieces of pork or lamb arranged like a crown in a circle with the bones pointing upwards …   English new terms dictionary

  • crown roast — /kraʊn ˈroʊst/ (say krown rohst) noun a roast of lamb shaped to resemble a crown from two racks of ribs each containing six to eight cutlets …   Australian English dictionary

  • crown roast — Cookery. a cut of meat, esp. lamb, veal, or pork, that is made by tying two rib roasts together in a circle. Also called crown. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • crown — n. & v. n. 1 a monarch s ornamental and usu. jewelled head dress. 2 (the Crown) a the monarch, esp. as head of State. b the power or authority residing in the monarchy. 3 a a wreath of leaves or flowers etc. worn on the head, esp. as an emblem of …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crown — n. & v. n. 1 a monarch s ornamental and usu. jewelled head dress. 2 (the Crown) a the monarch, esp. as head of State. b the power or authority residing in the monarchy. 3 a a wreath of leaves or flowers etc. worn on the head, esp. as an emblem of …   Useful english dictionary

  • crown — crownless, adj. /krown/, n. 1. any of various types of headgear worn by a monarch as a symbol of sovereignty, often made of precious metal and ornamented with valuable gems. 2. a similar ornamental headgear worn by a person designated king or… …   Universalium

  • roast lamb — noun a cut of lamb suitable for roasting • Syn: ↑lamb roast • Hypernyms: ↑roast, ↑joint • Hyponyms: ↑rack of lamb, ↑crown roast, ↑leg of lamb, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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