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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Edible glands of an animal.

Usage examples (32)
  • This is the gland which in the calf is known as the sweetbread and is a delicious and valued article of food.
  • "sweetbread" -- a gland nearly as large as the hand, lying behind the stomach.
  • But I have had a good dinner of "sweetbread," and expect a sleep by and by.
  • The pancreas, or sweetbread, is much smaller than the liver. for more
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