Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The upper front of the neck, next to the chin; the upper throat.
  • n. A plate which in most insects supports the submentum.
  • n. A capping moulding; a cymatium.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.
  • n. The upper front of the neck, next to the chin; the upper throat.
  • n. A plate which in most insects supports the submentum.
  • n. A capping molding. Same as Cymatium.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In architecture, a molding, more commonly called cyma reversa or ogee. See cyma, 1.
  • n. In entomology, a piece which in some insects forms the lower surface of the head, behind the mentum, and bounded laterally by the genæ or cheeks.
  • n. In ornithology, the upper part of the throat of a bird, between the mentum and the jugulum. See cut under bird.

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

  • n. eating to excess (personified as one of the deadly sins)
  • n. the Babylonian goddess of healing and consort of Ninurta

Etymologies

From Latin gula ("throat, gullet"). (Wiktionary)

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