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fatty British & World English

Containing a large amount of fat

fatty oil British & World English

another term for fixed oil.

fatty acid British & World English

A carboxylic acid consisting of a hydrocarbon chain and a terminal carboxyl group, especially any of those occurring as esters in fats and oils

trans-fatty acid British & World English

An unsaturated fatty acid of a type occurring in margarines and manufactured cooking oils as a result of the hydrogenation process, having a trans arrangement of the carbon atoms adjacent to its double bonds. Consumption of such acids is thought to increase the risk of atherosclerosis

omega-3 fatty acid British & World English

An unsaturated fatty acid of a kind occurring chiefly in fish oils, with double bonds between the carbon atoms that are third and second from the end of the hydrocarbon chain

fatty English Thesaurus

fatty foods

fatty English-Spanish

graso, grasoso AmL