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  • adj. That which causes weight gain; usually high calorie food with relatively little nutritive value.
  • v. present participle of fatten.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. subject to or used in the process of finishing or fattening up for slaughter


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