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Definition of the noun suet

What does suet mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: suets

  1. hard fat around the kidneys and loins in beef and sheep
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • more generic term: edible fat = oily or greasy matter making up the bulk of fatty tissue in animals and in seeds and other plant tissue

Alternative definition of the noun suet


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


Suet is raw beef or mutton fat, especially the hard fat found around the loins and kidneys.

  • also known as Graisse de rognons de mouton, Graisse de longe de bœuf

There are other foods with Suet in their name, like Suet pudding.


  1. Suet is a fictional character from the film "Without Words".
  2. Suet is a fictional character from the 1991 film Running Out of Time.
  3. Suet is a fictional character from the 2014 film The Midnight After.

Phrases with Suet

  1. suet pudding
  2. Suet-Sum Tse (actress)

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Suet

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Google previewFat (2008)

An Appreciation of a Misunderstood Ingredient, With Recipes by Jennifer McLagan

Suet is an ingredient seldom seen in recipes today.

Google previewOutwitting Squirrels (2014)

101 Cunning Stratagems to Reduce Dramatically the Egregious Misappropriation of Seed from Your Birdf by Bill Adler

Suet is a high- energy food that provides many essential nutrients that birds would otherwise get from insects. Most birders buy...

Google previewThe IVP Bible Background Commentary (2000)

Genesis--Deuteronomy by John H. Walton, Victor H. Matthews

The suet is the layer of fat around the internal organs, mainly the intestines, liver and kidneys. This can easily be peeled off and...

Google previewThe IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament (2012)

by John H. Walton, Victor H. Matthews, Mark W. Chavalas

The suet is the layer of fat around the internal organs, mainly the intestines, liver and kidneys. This can easily be peeled off...

Google previewThe Well-Kept Kitchen (2011)

by Gervase Markham

with good store of currants, dates, cloves, mace, sugar, saffron, salt, and the best swine suet, or beef suet, but beef suet is the more wholesome, and less loosening; then after it hath stood a while, fill it into the farmes, and boil them, as before ...

Google previewNutrition and Health in the Bible (2008)

by Kathleen O'Bannon

The same forbidden fat is called suet when it comes from beef cattle. This is also very hard to digest. North Americans generally don't use the hard fat from goats, sheep, lambs, or deer. What Others Say Jordan Rubin Our diets have increased ...

Google previewRocks, Dirt, Worms & Weeds (2012)

A Fun, User-friendly Illustrated Guide to Creating a Vegetable Or Flower Garden with Your Kids by Jeff Hutton

Many stores sell suet cakes and small wire racks to hang them up in. This is an easy and reliable way to feed suet because it can be very messy to make your own. Suet is a combination of fat and meat byproducts that many wild birds love.

Google previewCookery for the Hospitality Industry (2011)

by Graham Dodgshun, Michel Peters, David O'Dea

The best suet is that obtained from the fat surrounding beef kidneys. It is grated and traditionally used in boiled puddings, fruit mince pies, dumplings and Christmas puddings. Processed suet is stabilised with about 5 per cent flour, and its use ...

Google previewThe Technology of Cake Making (1997)

by E.B. Bennion, A.J. Bent, G.S.T. Bamford

suet is a fat but so is olive oil. These diverse materials are variations on a simple theme. The building block of a fat is the fatty acid and a commercial fat is a triglyceride which is the ...

Google previewThe Dispensatory of the United States of America (1839)

by George Bacon Wood, Franklin Bache

Suet is the sat of the sheep taken chiefly from about the kidneys. The London and Dublin Colleges direct it to be prepared by cutting the sat into pieces, melting it with a moderate heat, and straining it through linen or flannel. In order to avoid ...

Google previewAn Encyclopæaedia of Domestic Economy (1845)

Comprising Such Subjects as are Most Immediately Connected with Housekeeping As, the Construction of Domestic Edifices, with the Modes of Warming, Ventilating, and Lighting Them; a Description of the Various Articles of Furniture; a General Account of the Animal and Vegetable Substances Used as Food, and the Methods of Preserving and Preparing Them by Cooking; Making Breads Materials Employed in Dress and the Toilet; Business of the Laundry; Description of the Various Wheel Carriages; Preservation of Health, Domestic Medicines, &c.[ &c by Thomas Webster

Suet is the fat which invests the kidneys of oxen or sheep. The internal fat of all ruminating animals is harder than that of others, and is slightly brittle ; when melted and separated from the membranes in which it is contained it constitutes tallair.

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Domestic Economy (1844)

Comprising Such Subjects as are Most Immediately Connected with Housekeeping ... by Thomas Webster, Mrs. William Parkes

Suet is the fat which invests the kidneys of oxen or sheep. The internal fat of all ruminating animals is harder than that of others, and is slightly brittle: when melted and separated from the membranes in which it is contained, it constitutes tallow.

Google previewPantologia (1813)

A New Cyclopaedia, Comprending a Complete Series of Essays, Treatises, and Systems, Alphabetically Arranged ; with a General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Words ; the Whole Presenting a Distinct Survey of Human Genius, Learning, and Industry. Lhw - Mid

The concrete oily matter sccreted into the bony cells and canals of animals; as suet is that which is secreted into the cells of the cellular membrane about the kidneys, and other abdominal viscera of the herbivorous and frugivorous tribes; ...

Google previewThe English Cyclopaedia (1868)

SUET is a variety of the fatty or adipose tissue of animals, accumulated in considerable quantity about the kidneys and the omentum, or caul, ...

Google previewCassell's dictionary of cookery (1883)

by Cassell, ltd

Suet Dumplings, Sweet.— Prepare the suet dumpling as in the last recipe. Before putting the suet into the flour, take the necessary quantity of salt, and mix with it a table- spoonful of sugar, a pinch of grated nutmeg or spice, and any flavouring ...

Google previewLexicon latino-belgicum novum ... Tertia editione ... purgatum & ... ditatum, cura & studio Arn. Henr. Westerhovii. Editio quarta ... denuo diligenter repurgata (1771)

by Samuel Pitiscus, Arnoldus Henricus Westerhoff

Odei mentio fit apud Suet. Dom. с. у. n. 3.` Ejus mentionem fieri in Nerone dicunt Baldus Lex. Vitruv. & Vom ' Lex. Etym. Кедры/гм ceu/2z fe Tiberium трале dicit Auguíius apud Suet. Tib. с.

Google previewThe domestic encyclopedia, or, A dictionary of facts and useful knowledge, chiefly applicable to rural & domestic economy (1821)

with an appendix, containing additions in domestic medicine, and the veterinary and culinary arts by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich, Thomas Cooper, Katherine Golden Bitting Collection on Gastronomy (Library of Congress)

Less butter will do, or some suet. Bake in a slow oven. Pumpkin Pudding — Take one quart of ste ed and s' rained pumpkin, add nine beaten eggs, three pints of cream, sugar, mace, nutmeg, and ginger in powders bake in dishes three ...

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Scrabble value of S1U1E1T1

The value of this 4-letter word is 4 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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