Definition of sweetbread in English:

sweetbread

Syllabification: sweet·bread
Pronunciation: /ˈswētˌbred
 
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noun

The thymus gland (or, rarely, the pancreas) of an animal, especially as used for food.
More example sentences
  • Cut sweetbreads into four even pieces; dust with fennel pollen.
  • Soak sweetbreads in milk in refrigerator for eight hours; blanch and remove outer membrane.
  • For the sweetbreads, place the sweetbreads on a cutting board and, using a thin larding needle, lard with smoked bacon.

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