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weasand

[wee-zuh nd]
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noun Archaic.
  1. throat.
  2. esophagus; gullet.
  3. trachea; windpipe.
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Origin of weasand

before 1000; Middle English wesand, Old English wǣsend, variant of wāsend gullet; cognate with Old Frisian wāsande windpipe
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weasand

noun
  1. a former name for the trachea
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Word Origin

Old English wǣsend, wāsend; related to Old Frisian wāsenda, Old High German weisont vein, Danish vissen
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