Definition of gizzard noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

gizzard

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɡɪzəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɪzərd//
 
Parts of animals
 
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the part of a bird’s stomach in which food is broken up into smaller pieces before being digested See related entries: Parts of animals Word Origin late Middle English giser: from Old French, based on Latin gigeria ‘cooked entrails of fowl’. The final -d was added in the 16th cent.
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