What does gullet mean?

Definitions for gullet
ˈgʌl ɪtgul·let

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. esophagus, oesophagus, gorge, gulletnoun

    the passage between the pharynx and the stomach

Wiktionary

  1. gulletnoun

    The throat or esophagus.

  2. gulletnoun

    The cytopharynx of a ciliate, through which food is ingested.

  3. gulletnoun

    The space between teeth of a saw blade.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gulletnoun

    the tube by which food and drink are carried from the pharynx to the stomach; the esophagus

    Etymology: [OE. golet, OF. Goulet, dim. of gole, goule, throat, F. gueule, L. gula; perh. akin to Skr. gula, G. kenle; cf. F. goulet the neck of a bottle, goulotte channel gutter. Cf. Gules, Gully.]

  2. Gulletnoun

    something shaped like the food passage, or performing similar functions

    Etymology: [OE. golet, OF. Goulet, dim. of gole, goule, throat, F. gueule, L. gula; perh. akin to Skr. gula, G. kenle; cf. F. goulet the neck of a bottle, goulotte channel gutter. Cf. Gules, Gully.]

  3. Gulletnoun

    a channel for water

    Etymology: [OE. golet, OF. Goulet, dim. of gole, goule, throat, F. gueule, L. gula; perh. akin to Skr. gula, G. kenle; cf. F. goulet the neck of a bottle, goulotte channel gutter. Cf. Gules, Gully.]

  4. Gulletnoun

    a preparatory cut or channel in excavations, of sufficient width for the passage of earth wagons

    Etymology: [OE. golet, OF. Goulet, dim. of gole, goule, throat, F. gueule, L. gula; perh. akin to Skr. gula, G. kenle; cf. F. goulet the neck of a bottle, goulotte channel gutter. Cf. Gules, Gully.]

  5. Gulletnoun

    a concave cut made in the teeth of some saw blades

    Etymology: [OE. golet, OF. Goulet, dim. of gole, goule, throat, F. gueule, L. gula; perh. akin to Skr. gula, G. kenle; cf. F. goulet the neck of a bottle, goulotte channel gutter. Cf. Gules, Gully.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gullet

    gul′et, n. the throat: the passage in the neck by which food is taken into the stomach.—n. Gulos′ity, gluttony. [O. Fr. goulet, dim. of O. Fr. goule (Fr. gueule)—L. gula, the throat.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. gullet

    A small stream in a water-worn course.

Entomology

  1. Gullet

    = oesophagus; q.v.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gullet in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gullet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of gullet in a Sentence

  1. Mike Habib:

    Occasionally, the head comes down, and some poor screaming animal goes down the gullet, and it's just rinse, wash and repeat.

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