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sweetbread: The thymus gland (known as throat sweetbread) and the pancreas (stomach sweetbread), especially of the calf and lamb (although beef sweetbreads are sometimes eaten), are considered delicacies and are rich in mineral elements and vitamins. The pancreas is generally preferred to the thymus. Sweetbreads are highly perishable and, immediately after removal from refrigeration, should be soaked and parboiled, then creamed, curried, braised, or otherwise prepared for serving.

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sweetbread

sweet·bread / ˈswētˌbred/ • n. the thymus gland (or, rarely, the pancreas) of an animal, esp. as used for food.

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sweetbread Butchers' term for pancreas (gut sweetbread) or thymus (chest sweetbread).

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