Pronunciation: (swēt'bred"), [key]
1. Also called stomach sweetbread. the pancreas of an animal, esp. a calf or a lamb, used for food.
2. Also called neck sweetbread, throat sweetbread. the thymus gland of such an animal, used for food.
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