from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. High-grade lard made from leaf fat.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. White lard made from fresh, clean, sound leaf (abdominal) fat of swine, reasonably free of blood, free of foreign odors and tastes, and having not more than set maxima of potassium hydroxide, peroxide, moisture, volatile matter, and insoluble impurities.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the internal fat of the hog, separated in leaves or masses from the kidneys, etc.; also, the same melted.
  • n. lard from leaf fat. See under Lard.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Lard prepared from the flaky fat of the hog.

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

  • n. fat lining the abdomen and kidneys in hogs which is used to make lard


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  • *keeps hands way, way down*

    January 15, 2009

  • (n): a high quality lard made from a layer of fat found about the kidneys of swine. Hands up if you've seen or rendered it!

    January 15, 2009