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.

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Origin of crown roast

First recorded in 1905–10

Also called crown.

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British Dictionary definitions for crown roast

crown roast

noun

a roast consisting of ribs of lamb or pork arranged in a crown shape
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