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roast

 
 
pronunciation:
rost
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: roasts, roasting, roasted
definition: to cook or bake with dry heat in an oven or over an open fire.
We roasted a turkey for Thanksgiving dinner.
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part of speech: noun
definition: a piece of meat that you have cooked or can be cooked using dry heat in an oven.
The family had a special roast for Easter dinner.The butcher sold him three pounds of pork roast.
 
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