Your esophagus is an example of your gullet.
- the tube leading from the mouth to the stomach; esophagus
- the throat or neck
- any depression or channel like a gullet, as a water gully
Origin of gulletMiddle English golet ; from Old French goulet, throat, narrow passage, diminutive of goule ; from Classical Latin gula, throat ; from Indo-European base an unverified form gel-, to swallow from source Old English ceole, German kehle, throat
- The esophagus.
- The throat.
- Zoology An invagination into the cytoplasm of certain ciliates, used for food intake.
Origin of gulletMiddle English golet, from Old French goulet, from goule, throat, from Latin gula.