The udder of a sow, which was regarded as a great dainty by Roman gourmets, especially when taken from an animal that had just littered and before the
teats had been sucked (Pliny , Pliny H. N. xi.
84; Mart.xiii. 44).
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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