shankbone


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shankbone

(ˈʃæŋkˌbəʊn)
n
(Zoology) non-technical a large bone in the lower leg between the knee and the foot of an animal; the tibia
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It was during the preparation of the chremsel though that Nathan let slip one potentially damning revelation, worthy of the buzz of an October surprise: her mother has been freezing the same shankbone for Passover for the past 40 years.
Z'roa -- A roasted lamb shankbone (or a chicken wing, or chicken neck) symbolizes the paschal sacrifice offered originally on the eve of the exodus and later in the Temple in Jerusalem.
A roast is baked, and a shankbone lovingly removed--