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Definition of green fat in English:


[mass noun]
The green gelatinous part of a turtle, highly regarded by gourmets.
Example sentences
  • However, despite protections, it continues to be hunted for its distinctive green fat and muscle, used in soups and steaks, and its eggs.
  • The name of this turtle derives from its green fat, not its external coloration.
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