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suet

noun su·et \ˈsü-ət\

: a type of hard fat that is found in cows and sheep

Full Definition of SUET

:  the hard fat about the kidneys and loins in beef and mutton that yields tallow
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Origin of SUET

Middle English sewet, from Anglo-French suet, siuet, from seu, su hard animal fat, from Latin sebum
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with SUET

SUET Defined for Kids

suet

noun su·et \ˈsü-ət\

Definition of SUET for Kids

:  the hard fat around the kidneys in beef and mutton from which tallow is made
Medical Dictionary

suet

noun su·et \ˈsü-ət\

Medical Definition of SUET

:  the hard fat about the kidneys and loins in beef and mutton that yields tallow and that in prepared form is used in some pharmaceutical ointments

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