[ras-ping, rah-sping]
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  1. a tiny piece of material removed by rasping or scraping: raspings of sawed wood.
  2. raspings, dry bread crumbs.

Origin of rasping

First recorded in 1650–60; rasp + -ing2, -ing1
Related formsrasp·ing·ly, adverbrasp·ing·ness, nounun·rasp·ing, adjective
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pl n
  1. browned breadcrumbs for coating fish and other foods before frying, baking, etc


raspy (ˈrɑːspɪ)

  1. (esp of a noise) harsh or grating; rough
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