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crown roast

noun, Cookery.
a cut of meat, especially lamb, veal, or pork, that is made by tying two rib roasts together in a circle.
Also called crown.
Origin of crown roast
First recorded in 1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • crown roast of lamb is a rather unusual dish at a luncheon, but it is an attractive one and not too heavy for the meal.

    Gala Day Luncheons Caroline Benedict Burrell
British Dictionary definitions for crown roast

crown roast

a roast consisting of ribs of lamb or pork arranged in a crown shape
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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