the sediment of skin, etc. formed when animal fat is melted down for tallow; specif., cracklings
Origin of greaveswhaling term ; from Low German greven, plural , Middle Dutch gr?ve, akin to German griebe: basic sense, “coarse elements that will not melt”: for Indo-European base see great
plural noun(used with a sing. or pl. verb)
The unmelted residue left after animal fat has been rendered.
Origin of greavesFrom Low German greven.
- A surname.