ruffle fat

noun

: the fat of the mesentery attached to the intestines of slaughtered animals

Word History

First Known Use

1955, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ruffle fat was in 1955

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“Ruffle fat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ruffle%20fat. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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