Definition of green fat in English:

green fat

Syllabification: green fat

noun

  • The green, gelatinous part of a turtle, highly regarded by gourmets.
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    • 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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