Gullet meaning

gŭlĭt
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The definition of gullet is the tube between your mouth and stomach.

Your esophagus is an example of your gullet.

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The tube leading from the mouth to the stomach; esophagus.
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The esophagus.
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The esophagus.
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The throat.
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(zoology) An invagination into the cytoplasm of certain ciliates, used for food intake.
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Any depression or channel like a gullet, as a water gully.
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The throat or neck.
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The throat.
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(zoology) An invagination into the cytoplasm of certain ciliates, used for food intake.
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(cytology) The cytopharynx of a ciliate, through which food is ingested.
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The space between the teeth of a saw blade.
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A channel for water.
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A preparatory cut or channel in excavations, of sufficient width for the passage of earth wagons.
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Origin of gullet

  • Middle English golet from Old French goulet from goule throat from Latin gula

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old English golet, Old French goulet, from Latin gula.

    From Wiktionary