a cut of meat from the rib section, especially of pork or beef, with some meat adhering to the bones.
a dish of this meat, usually baked, roasted, or barbecued with a pungent sauce.
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How to use spareribs in a sentence
The ribs inside this cut, when cut from underneath, are sold as spareribs.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
The spareribs give the cabbage a very pleasing flavor and at the same time supply nourishment to the dish.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 2 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
He reflected a moment, studying the spareribs, which had just arrived.The Salamander | Owen Johnson
Or look around to see if any of the party or the pack was rolling down over the spareribs of that ghastly skeleton.Tenting To-night | Mary Roberts Rinehart
I's got a taste o' dese heah spareribs an' sausages, an' I ain't gwine take no medicine.Contemporary One-Act Plays | Sir James M. Barrie