Meaning of spareribs

spare•ribs

Pronunciation: (spâr'ribz"), [key]
— n. (used with a pl. v.)
  1. a cut of meat from the rib section, esp. of pork or beef, with some meat adhering to the bones.
  2. a dish of this meat, usually baked, roasted, or barbecued with a pungent sauce.
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