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

  • The edible heart, liver, or gizzard of a fowl.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

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

  • n. edible viscera of a fowl


From Middle English gibelet, from Old French, game stew, perhaps alteration of *giberet, from gibier, game.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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