Definition of suet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsuːɪt//
, also BrE//ˈsjuːɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsuːɪt//
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hard fat from around the kidneys of cows, sheep, etc., used in cooking suet pudding (= one made using suet) Mincemeat often contains raw suet, so make sure you store it in the fridge. Word OriginMiddle English: from Anglo-Norman French, from the synonymous word su, from Latin sebum ‘tallow’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: suet