back fat

noun \ˈbak-ˌfat\
variants: or

backfat

\ˈbak-ˌfat\

Definition of back fat

  1. :  fatback 3 The hogs were weighed and an ultrasound wand rolled down their spine, a check for back fat thickness, which ultimately determines meat grade. — Babita Persaud, St. Petersburg (Florida) Times, 21 Feb. 2000

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1904

First Known Use of back fat

1904


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