Definition of sweetbread noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈswiːtbred//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈswiːtbred//
[usually plural]
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the thymus (= an organ in the neck) or the pancreas (= an organ near the stomach) of a young cow or sheep, eaten as food
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sweetbread