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



BrE BrE//ˈɡʌlɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡʌlɪt//
Internal anatomy
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the tube through which food passes from the mouth to the stomach synonym oesophagus See related entries: Internal anatomy Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French goulet, diminutive of goule ‘throat’, from Latin gula.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gullet