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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The passage between the pharynx and the stomach.

Usage examples (30)
  • They use the feathers to line their crops, thus preventing irritaion of the gullet from the German tourist bones.
  • Paralysis of the muscular fibres of the gullet is a very common cause of choking in swine.
  • This budding off of the lungs from the gullet is the reason why the air we breathe and the food we swallow go down the same passage.
  • GEORGY: Couldn't help it; fly right down his gullet. for more
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