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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun plural The edible heart, liver, and gizzard of a fowl.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural The inmeats, or edible viscera (heart, gizzard, liver, etc.), of poultry.

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  • noun The internal organs of poultry birds, these organs being used as food.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun edible viscera of a fowl

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Middle English gibelet, from Old French, game stew, perhaps alteration of *giberet, from gibier, game, alteration of gibiez, of Germanic origin; see bheid- in Indo-European roots.]

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