leaf fat

noun

Definition of leaf fat

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

First Known Use of leaf fat

1702, in the meaning defined above

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“Leaf fat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leaf%20fat. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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