Definition of fatback in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈfatbak


1 [mass noun] North American Fat from the upper part of a side of pork, especially when dried and salted in strips.
More example sentences
  • 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.
2US informal term for menhaden.

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