edible fat

Definitions of edible fat
  1. noun
    oily or greasy matter making up the bulk of fatty tissue in animals and in seeds and other plant tissue
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    the crisp residue left after lard has been rendered
    soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog
    the intermixture of fat and lean in a cut of meat
    fat such as butter or lard used in baked goods
    hard fat around the kidneys and loins in beef and sheep
    fat that exudes from meat and drips off while it is being roasted or fried
    oil, vegetable oil
    any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
    cooking oil
    any of numerous vegetable oils used in cooking
    sweet oil
    mild vegetable oil when used as food; especially olive or edible rape oil
    canola, canola oil
    vegetable oil made from rapeseed; it is high in monounsaturated fatty acids
    coconut oil, copra oil
    oil from coconuts
    corn oil
    oil from the germs of corn grains
    cottonseed oil
    edible oil pressed from cottonseeds
    olive oil
    oil from olives
    palm oil
    oil from nuts of oil palms especially the African oil palm
    groundnut oil, peanut oil
    an oil from peanuts; used in cooking and making soap
    salad oil
    any of several edible vegetable oils that can be used in salad dressings
    safflower oil
    oil from seeds of the safflower plant
    sesame oil
    oil obtained from sesame seeds
    soyabean oil, soybean oil
    oil from soya beans
    sunflower oil, sunflower-seed oil
    oil from sunflower seeds
    walnut oil
    oil from walnuts
    madia oil
    used as a substitute for olive oil
    drying oil
    an oil that hardens in air due to oxidation and is often used as a paint or varnish base
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    a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)
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