gosier

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French geuse, josier, from Vulgar Latin *gusia or *gausia (compare Italian gozzo (gizzard), Friulan gose, Romanian guşă (maw, gullet)), from Late Latin geusiae, from Gaulish geusiae (compare Welsh gewai (glutton)).

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Noun[edit]

gosier m (plural gosiers)

  1. gullet, throat, pharynx (the part of the throat leading to the esophagus)
  2. (by analogy) larynx, voicebox

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