- gastric mill
Other Word Forms of Gizzard
Origin of Gizzard
Alteration of Middle English giser from Old French from Vulgar Latin gicērium from Latin gigēria cooked entrails of poultry probably of Iranian origin Persian jigar liver yē̃kwr̥ in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French gesier, giser et al. (French gésier), from Latin gigēria.
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