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3 definitions found
 for Gizzard
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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 stomach (crop), or lower part of the
        esophagus; the gigerium.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Zool.)
        (a) A thick muscular stomach found in many invertebrate
            animals.
        (b) A stomach armed with chitinous or shelly plates or
            teeth, as in certain insects and mollusks.
            [1913 Webster]
  
     Gizzard shad (Zool.), an American herring ({Dorosoma
        cepedianum) resembling the shad, but of little value.
  
     To fret the gizzard, to harass; to vex one's self; to
        worry. [Low] --Hudibras.
  
     To stick in one's gizzard, to be difficult of digestion; to
        be offensive. [Low]
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  gizzard
      n 1: thick-walled muscular pouch below the crop in many birds
           and reptiles for grinding food [syn: gizzard,
           ventriculus, gastric mill]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  87 Moby Thesaurus words for "gizzard":
     abatis, abdomen, abomasum, anus, appendix, bay window, beerbelly,
     belly, blind gut, bowels, brain, brains, breadbasket, cecum,
     chitterlings, cockscomb, colon, craw, crop, diaphragm, duodenum,
     embonpoint, endocardium, entrails, first stomach, foregut, giblets,
     gullet, gut, guts, haslet, heart, hindgut, honeycomb stomach,
     innards, inner mechanism, insides, internals, intestine, inwards,
     jejunum, kidney, kidneys, kishkes, large intestine, liver,
     liver and lights, lung, manyplies, marrow, maw, midgut, midriff,
     omasum, paunch, perineum, pot, potbelly, potgut, psalterium, pump,
     pusgut, pylorus, rectum, rennet bag, reticulum, rumen,
     second stomach, small intestine, spare tire, spleen, stomach,
     swagbelly, sweetbread, third stomach, ticker, tongue, tripe,
     tripes, tum-tum, tummy, underbelly, ventripotence,
     vermiform appendix, viscera, vitals, works
  
  

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