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leaf fat

  1. a layer of fat that surrounds the kidneys, especially of a hog.
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Origin of leaf fat

First recorded in 1715–25
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  • The leaf-fat, which is best; and the fat that adheres to the entrails.

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British Dictionary definitions for leaf fat

leaf fat

  1. the dense fat that accumulates in layers around the kidneys of certain animals, esp pigs
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