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The rendered fat from mutton suet.
1 a hard fat obtained from the bodies of ruminant animals such as cattle and sheep and used in soaps and lubricants.
2 a vegetable fat obtained from plants, such as the wax myrtle.
Fat obtained from suet, the solid fat of certain ruminants.
natural, hard fat taken from cattle or sheep. It is used in prepared animal feeds to act as a binder and reduce dust. It has a high calorific value and is palatable to pigs and poultry.