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ˈsu ɪtsuet

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. suetnoun

    hard fat around the kidneys and loins in beef and sheep


  1. suetnoun

    The fatty tissue that surrounds and protects the kidneys; that of sheep and cattle is used in cooking and in making tallow.

  2. Etymology: From Middle English sewet, from suet, siuet, from seu, from sebum.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. SUETnoun

    A hard fat, particularly that about the kidneys.

    Etymology: suet, an old French word, according to Stephen Skinner.

    The steatoma being suet, yields not to escaroticks. Richard Wiseman.


  1. SUET

    Sylhet Engineering College (SEC; Bengali: সিলেট প্রকৌশল মহাবিদ্যালয়) is a public undergraduate (B.Sc. Engineering) College, established in 2007. It is affiliated with the "Shahjalal University of Science and Technology". "Sylhet Engineering College commonly known as SEC is a public Engineering College in Bangladesh, which focuses on the study of engineering. Every year, around 180 students get accepted to their undergraduate programs to study engineering.


  1. suet

    Suet is a type of hard white or yellowish fat found around the kidneys and loins of cattle, sheep, and other animals. It is used in cooking, particularly in traditional British cuisine for making pastries, dumplings, and puddings.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Suetnoun

    the fat and fatty tissues of an animal, especially the harder fat about the kidneys and loins in beef and mutton, which, when melted and freed from the membranes, forms tallow

  2. Etymology: [OE. suet, dim. fr. OF. seu, suif, F. suif, L. sebum. Cf. Soap, Sebaceous.]


  1. Suet

    Suet is raw beef or mutton fat, especially the hard fat found around the loins and kidneys. Suet has a melting point of between 45°C and 50°C and congelation between 37°C and 40°C.. Its high smoke point makes it ideal for deep frying and pastry production.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Suet

    sū′et, n. a solid fatty tissue, accumulating about the kidneys and omentum of the ox, sheep, &c.—adj. Sū′ety. [O. Fr. seu (Fr. suif)—L. sebum, fat.]

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  2. utes

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of suet in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of suet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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