Meaning of fatback

fat•back

Pronunciation: (fat'bak"), [key]
— n.
  1. the fat and fat meat from the upper part of a side of pork, usually cured by salt.
  2. a menhaden.
  3. the bluefish, Pomatomus saltatrix.
  4. a mullet.
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