belly sweetbread
Sweetbread Sweet"bread` (sw[=e]t"br[e^]d`), n. 1. Either the thymus gland or the pancreas, the former being called {neck sweetbread} or {throat sweetbread}, the latter {belly sweetbread}. The sweetbreads of ruminants, esp. of the calf, are highly esteemed as food. See {Pancreas}, and {Thymus}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Anat.) The pancreas. [1913 Webster]


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