gozzo

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From (gar)gozza or possibly from a derivative Vulgar Latin gusia (compare French gosier, Friulan gose, Romanian guşă), from Late Latin geusiae < Gaulish geusiae (compare Welsh gewai ‘glutton’).

Noun[edit]

gozzo m (plural gozzi)

  1. crop (of a bird)
  2. (anatomy) throat
  3. (medicine) goitre
  4. (nautical) fishing boat (with oars and sometimes a small sail)