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gullet

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

NounEdit

gullet (plural gullets)

  1. The throat or esophagus.
  2. (cytology) The cytopharynx of a ciliate, through which food is ingested.
  3. The space between the teeth of a saw blade.
  4. A channel for water.
  5. A preparatory cut or channel in excavations, of sufficient width for the passage of earth wagons.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

gullet n

  1. definite singular of gull

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

gullet n

  1. definite singular of gull

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

gullet

  1. definite singular of gull