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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Thick-walled muscular pouch below the crop in many birds and reptiles for grinding food.

Usage examples (33)
  • The gizzard is a muscular portion of the gut that can be found in earthworms and most birds.
  • And if that is true of the "gizzard" it is likewise true of the brain.
  • Mr. Pendyce's fight with his burning stable had stuck in the farmer's "gizzard" ever since.
  • In the Illinois River, they have caused fish such as gizzard shad and bigmouth buffalo to go hungry. for more
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