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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.

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

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

    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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  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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