Gigerium
Gigerium Gi*ge"ri*um, n.; pl. {Gigeria}. [NL., fr. L. gigeria, pl., the cooked entrails of poultry.] (Anat.) The muscular stomach, or gizzard, of birds. [1913 Webster]

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  • Gigeria — Gigerium Gi*ge ri*um, n.; pl. {Gigeria}. [NL., fr. L. gigeria, pl., the cooked entrails of poultry.] (Anat.) The muscular stomach, or gizzard, of birds. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Gizzard — Giz zard, n. [F. g[ e]sier, L. gigeria, pl., the cooked entrails of poultry. Cf. {Gigerium}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) The second, or true, muscular stomach of birds, in which the food is crushed and ground, after being softened in the glandular …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gizzard shad — Gizzard Giz zard, n. [F. g[ e]sier, L. gigeria, pl., the cooked entrails of poultry. Cf. {Gigerium}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) The second, or true, muscular stomach of birds, in which the food is crushed and ground, after being softened in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To fret the gizzard — Gizzard Giz zard, n. [F. g[ e]sier, L. gigeria, pl., the cooked entrails of poultry. Cf. {Gigerium}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) The second, or true, muscular stomach of birds, in which the food is crushed and ground, after being softened in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To stick in one's gizzard — Gizzard Giz zard, n. [F. g[ e]sier, L. gigeria, pl., the cooked entrails of poultry. Cf. {Gigerium}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) The second, or true, muscular stomach of birds, in which the food is crushed and ground, after being softened in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of English words of Persian origin — As Indo European languages, English and Persian have many words of common Proto Indo European origin, and many of these cognate words often have similar forms. Examples of these include: English (Mother) and Persian (Madar), English (Father) and… …   Wikipedia

  • Gizzard — The gizzard, also referred to as the ventriculus, gastric mill, and gigerium, is an organ in the digestive tract found in birds, reptiles, earthworms, some fish, and other creatures. This specialized stomach constructed of thick, muscular walls… …   Wikipedia

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