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gullet

[ guhl-it ]
/ ˈgʌl ɪt /
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noun

verb (used with object)

to form a concavity at the base of (a sawtooth).

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Origin of gullet

1350–1400; Middle English golet<Old French goulet ≪ Latin gula throat; see -et
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British Dictionary definitions for gullet

gullet
/ (ˈɡʌlɪt) /

noun

a less formal name for the oesophagus Related adjective: oesophageal
the throat or pharynx
mining quarrying a preliminary cut in excavating, wide enough to take the vehicle that removes the earth

Word Origin for gullet

C14: from Old French goulet, diminutive of goule throat, from Latin gula throat
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Medical definitions for gullet

gullet
[ gŭlĭt ]

n.

The esophagus.
The throat.
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