Definition of Animal fat

1. Noun. Any fat obtained from animals. "Animal fat is high in saturated fatty acids"

Generic synonyms: Animal Material, Fat
Specialized synonyms: Bone Fat, Butterfat

Definition of Animal fat

1. Noun. Any fat rendered from the tissue of an animal ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Animal Fat

animal black
animal cell culture
animal cell immobilisation
animal charcoal
animal communication
animal dander
animal dentistry
animal dextran
animal disease
animal fancier
animal fat (current term)
animal fiber
animal fibre
animal food
animal foot
animal fries
animal glue
animal graft
animal group
animal husbandry
animal identification systems
animal kingdom
animal leg
animal material

Literary usage of Animal fat

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"... fatty constituents, which now have lost the odor of animal fat, but have obtained a particular taste. The residue is tallow. "1. Washing and crushing. ..."

2. A Textbook of physiological chemistry by Olof Hammarsten (1906)
"Besides the above-mentioned ordinary fatty acids, stearic, palmitic, and oleic acids, we also find in human and animal fat, exclusive of certain fatty acids ..."

3. The Philadelphia Medical Museum by John Redman Coxe (1808)
"... from animal fat.. The volatility of mercury makes it rife in ... with animal fat, with which it has beep intimately blended; and when the mixture ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on Animal and Vegetable Fats and Oils: Comprising Both by William Theodore Brannt, Karl Schaedler (1896)
"According to the more recent investigations of C. Voit and others, the formation of the animal fat has to be sought for not in the carbo-hydrates, ..."

5. A Text-book of Physiological Chemistry by Olof Hammarsten, Sven Gustaf Hedin (1914)
"It must be remarked that in animal fat (mutton and beef tallow) as well as in plant fat (olive-oil) mixed triglycerides, ..."

6. New American Farm Book by Richard Lamb Allen (1869)
"The carniverous animals are furnished with their respiratory excretions from the animal fat and fibre which exist in their food, and which the ..."

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