Meaning of “saturated fat” in the English Dictionary

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"saturated fat" in British English

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saturated fatnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌsætʃ.ər.eɪ.tɪd ˈfæt/ us /ˌsætʃ.ər.eɪ.t̬ɪd ˈfæt/ also saturate specialized

a type of fat found in meat, eggs, milk, cheese, etc. that is thought to be bad for your health:

Butter and cream contain a lot of saturated fats.

(Definition of “saturated fat” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)