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suet

[ soo-it ]
/ ˈsu ɪt /
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noun
the hard fatty tissue about the loins and kidneys of beef, sheep, etc., used in cooking or processed to yield tallow.
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Origin of suet

1350–1400; Middle English sewet<Anglo-French *suet, equivalent to su-, sew (<Latin sēbum tallow) + -et-et

OTHER WORDS FROM suet

su·et·y, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for suet

suet
/ (ˈsuːɪt, ˈsjuːɪt) /

noun
a hard waxy fat around the kidneys and loins in sheep, cattle, etc, used in cooking and making tallow

Derived forms of suet

suety, adjective

Word Origin for suet

C14: from Old French seu, from Latin sēbum
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