Definition of Throat sweetbread

1. Noun. Edible thymus gland of an animal.

Exact synonyms: Neck Sweetbread
Generic synonyms: Organs, Variety Meat



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Throat Sweetbread

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thrix
thrix annulata
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thro'
throat
throat-boll
throat distemper
throat infection
throat latch
throat protector
throat sweetbread (current term)
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Literary usage of Throat sweetbread

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1. The Boston Cooking-school Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer (1911)
"The round, compact part is called the heart sweetbread, as its position is nearer the heart; the other part is called the throat sweetbread. ..."

2. The Boston Cooking-school Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer (1896)
"The round, compact part is called the heart sweetbread, as its position is nearer the heart; the other part is called the throat sweetbread. ..."

3. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"Cp. throat-sweetbread (also neck-sweetbread), butcher's name for the thymus gland, see NED. (sv Throat, 8 d). throng, pressed closely together; ..."

4. The Medical Times and Gazette (1885)
"... as well as ove pancreas, under the common name of sweetbread, calling the former, bowt-ver, '* throat sweetbread," the latter *' stomach sweetbread. ..."

5. Food and the Principles of Dietetics by Robert Hutchison (1917)
"The ' throat sweetbread ' is known to anatomists as the thymus gland ; the ' stomach sweetbread ' is the pancreas. The thymus of the calf is the one most ..."

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