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greaves

 (grēvz)
pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
The unmelted residue left after animal fat has been rendered.

[From Low German greven.]

greaves

(ɡriːvz)
pl n
(Chemistry) the residue left after the rendering of tallow
[C17: from Low German greven; related to Old High German griubo]

Greaves

(ɡriːvz)
n
(Biography) Jimmy. born 1940, English footballer and television commentator on the sport; played for a number of clubs including Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea; scored 44 goals in 57 matches for England (1959–67)
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Noun1.greaves - the residue that remains after animal fat has been rendered
residue - matter that remains after something has been removed
Translations

greaves

pl (Cook) → Grieben pl
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