crackling vs greaves what difference

what is difference between crackling and greaves

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɹæk(ə)lɪŋ/

Noun

crackling (countable and uncountable, plural cracklings)

  1. (cooking, in the plural in US) Fat that, after roasting a joint, hardens and crispens.
    • For the first time in his life [] he tasted crackling.
  2. (cooking, in the singular in Britain) The crispy rind of roast pork.
  3. The making of small, sharp cracks or reports, frequently repeated.
    the bangs and cracklings of fireworks
  4. (obsolete, usually in the plural) Food for dogs, made from the refuse of tallow melting.
  5. Three stripes of velvet worn on the sleeves of students at St John’s College, Cambridge.

Translations

Verb

crackling

  1. present participle of crackle

See also

  • pork rind


English

Etymology 1

From Low German (compare German Low German Greev, Greve (greaves)), from Middle Low German grêve, from Old Saxon *griovo, from Proto-West Germanic *greubō (roughage, brushwood, kindling), the root of German Griebe (greaves, crackling). Possibly related to gruff. Also compare Old High German grob (coarse) (modern German grob).

Noun

greaves pl (plural only)

  1. The unmeltable residue left after animal fat has been rendered.

Translations

Etymology 2

Noun

greaves

  1. plural of greave

Anagrams

  • Gervase, servage

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