Suet definitions

so͝o'ĭt
The hard fatty tissues around the kidneys of cattle and sheep, used in cooking and for making tallow.
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The hard fat deposited around the kidneys and loins of cattle and sheep: used in cooking and as a source of tallow.
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The fatty tissue that surrounds and protects the kidneys; that of sheep and cattle is used in cooking and in making tallow.
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Origin of suet

Middle English from Anglo-Norman suet accusative of sue tallow variant of Old French sieu from Latin sēbum