Best eaten with strong, spicy harissa as a condiment, to counter the fattiness of the meat.
late 14c., from fat + -y (2). As a name for a fat person, attested by 1797 (with -y (3)).
fatty fat·ty (fāt'ē)n.
Containing or composed of fat.
Characteristic of fat; greasy.
Derived from or chemically related to fat.