leaf fat


: the fat that lines the abdominal cavity and encloses the kidneys
especially : that of a hog used in the manufacture of lard

Word History

First Known Use

1702, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of leaf fat was in 1702

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“Leaf fat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leaf%20fat. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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