Meaning of sweetbread

sweet•bread

Pronunciation: (swēt'bred"), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calledthe pancreas of an animal, esp. a calf or a lamb, used for food.
  2. Also calledthe thymus gland of such an animal, used for food.
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