Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In ornithology, the gizzard; the muscular or second stomach of a bird, succeeding the proventriculus or glandular stomach.
  • noun In mammals, the so-called gizzard, a thickened muscular pyloric portion of the stomach, as in the great ant-eater, Myrmecophaga jubata.

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

  • noun (Anat.) The muscular stomach, or gizzard, of birds.

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  • noun anatomy The muscular stomach, or gizzard, of birds.

Etymologies

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Latin gigeria (plural), the cooked entrails of poultry.

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