Suety
Suety Su"et*y, a. Consisting of, or resembling, suet; as, a suety substance. [1913 Webster]

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  • suety — suet ► NOUN ▪ the hard white fat on the kidneys and loins of cattle, sheep, and other animals, used in making puddings, pastry, etc. DERIVATIVES suety adjective. ORIGIN Old French, from Latin sebum tallow …   English terms dictionary

  • suety — adjective like or full of suet suety lamb chops • Similar to: ↑fatty, ↑fat • Derivationally related forms: ↑suet …   Useful english dictionary

  • suety — adjective Resembling or characteristic of suet. Syn: suetlike …   Wiktionary

  • suety — adj. made of suet, resembling suet …   English contemporary dictionary

  • suety — su·ety …   English syllables

  • suet — suety, adj. /sooh it/, n. the hard fatty tissue about the loins and kidneys of beef, sheep, etc., used in cooking or processed to yield tallow. [1350 1400; ME sewet < AF *suet, equiv. to su , sew ( < L sebum tallow) + et ET] * * * …   Universalium

  • suetlike — adjective Resembling or characteristic of suet. Syn: suety, suetty …   Wiktionary

  • adipose — Synonyms and related words: beefy, big bellied, bloated, blowzy, blubbery, bosomy, brawny, burly, buttery, butyraceous, buxom, chrismal, chrismatory, chubby, chunky, corpulent, distended, dumpy, fat, fattish, fatty, fleshy, full, greasy, gross,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • blubbery — Synonyms and related words: adipose, buttery, butyraceous, chrismal, chrismatory, fat, fatty, greasy, lardaceous, lardy, mucoid, oily, oleaginous, oleic, rich, sebaceous, sleek, slick, slippery, smooth, soapy, suety, tallowy, unctuous, unguent,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fat — Synonyms and related words: Boeotian, Haliver Oil, abounding, abounding in riches, abundant, adipose, adipose tissue, advantageous, affluent, all sufficing, ample, animal oil, animal oils, aplenty, asinine, balmy, banausic, become overweight,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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