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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Hard fat around the kidneys and loins in beef and mutton.

Usage examples (31)
  • Many Christmas puddings contain suet, but my mother and her mother used butter, because they found suet unappetizing.
  • Bottle of the best mincemeat available no one really wants to ask a butcher for any mystery meat called suet
  • Kidneys are encased in a creamy, waxy fat called suet, which is easily removed by cutting into it and then peeling it away.
  • For those who really want meat in their dessert, there is an ingredient called suet that can be included in a mincemeat pie. for more
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