Definition of fatback in English:


Syllabification: fat·back
Pronunciation: /ˈfatˌbak


  • 1North American Fat from the upper part of a side of pork, especially when dried and salted in strips.
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    • Lard strips are trimmed from large slabs of fatback.
    • Whether homemade bread with molasses and sugar, or fatback bacon and scrambled eggs, we always had something to fill our demanding bellies.
    • You put some fatback, smoked turkey or neck bones in a pot and toss greens in.

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