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Meaning of "gizzard" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GIZZARD

From Old North French guisier fowl's liver, alteration of Latin gigēria entrails of poultry when cooked, of uncertain origin.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF GIZZARD

gizzard  [ˈɡɪzəd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIZZARD

noun
adjective
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adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gizzard is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GIZZARD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

gizzard

Gizzard

The gizzard, also referred to as the ventriculus, gastric mill, and gigerium, is an organ found in the digestive tract of some animals, including archosaurs, earthworms, some gastropods, some fish and some crustaceans. This specialized stomach constructed of thick, muscular walls is used for grinding up food, often aided by particles of stone or grit. In certain insects and mollusks, the gizzard features chitinous plates or teeth.

Definition of gizzard in the English dictionary

The first definition of gizzard in the dictionary is the thick-walled part of a bird's stomach, in which hard food is broken up by muscular action and contact with grit and small stones. Other definition of gizzard is a similar structure in many invertebrates. Gizzard is also the stomach and entrails generally.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIZZARD


blizzard
ˈblɪzəd
guisard
ˈɡaɪzəd
izard
ˈɪzəd
izzard
ˈɪzəd
lizard
ˈlɪzəd
rizard
ˈrɪzəd
unrazored
ʌnˈreɪzəd
unscissored
ʌnˈsɪzəd
visored
ˈvaɪzəd
vizard
ˈvɪzəd
vizored
ˈvaɪzəd
wizard
ˈwɪzəd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIZZARD

give to the world
give up
give up the ghost
give vent to
give way
give way to
give-and-take
giveable
giveaway
giveback
given
given name
givenness
giver
giving
Giza
gizmo
gizmology
gizz
gizzen

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIZZARD

at hazard
biohazard
buzzard
dizzard
fire hazard
flying lizard
haphazard
health hazard
honey buzzard
horned lizard
lounge lizard
mazard
mazzard
moorbuzzard
moral hazard
occupational hazard
rough-legged buzzard
the Lizard
Tizard
turkey buzzard

Synonyms and antonyms of gizzard in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gizzard» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIZZARD

Find out the translation of gizzard to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of gizzard from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «gizzard» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

molleja
570 millions of speakers

English

gizzard
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कंठ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الأحشاء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

желудок
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

moela
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কণ্ঠ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gésier
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gizzard
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Geflügelmagen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

砂嚢
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

모래 주머니
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gizzard
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chim
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

gizzard
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गिझ गार्ड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

taşlık
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ventriglio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

żołądek
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

шлунок
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pipota
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

στομάχι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

krop
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

muskelmage
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gizzard
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gizzard

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIZZARD»

The term «gizzard» is regularly used and occupies the 102.108 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIZZARD» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gizzard

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIZZARD»

Discover the use of gizzard in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gizzard and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Avian Gut Function in Health and Disease
muscles and two thin anterior and posterior muscles. A thick layer of glycoprotein that is hardened by the low pH covers the inside of the gizzard. This koilin layer is composed of a combination of rod-like and granular secretions from the ...
‎2006
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The African-american History of Nashville, Tn: 1780-1930 (p)
the Gizzard brothers, because they believed that Eph Gizzard had a relationship to one of the white girls. Harper was placed in the local jail. Eph and John Gizzard accompanied the law authorities to the white women's home. Even after the ...
Bobby L. Lovett
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Sturkie's Avian Physiology
However, in birds, the stomach consists of two chambers, the proventriculus (pars glandularis) and the gizzard (pars muscularis), with the former being the mammalian counterpart. The proventriculus or glandular stomach is located orad to the ...
G. Causey Whittow, 1999
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Enzymes in Farm Animal Nutrition
It has been shown repeatedly that when structural components such as whole or coarsely ground cereals or fibre materials such as hulls or wood shavings are added, the pH of the gizzard content decreases by 0.2–1.2 units (Gabriel et al., ...
Michael Richard Bedford, Gary G. Partridge, 2010
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The Encyclopedia of Farm Animal Nutrition
(SPL) See also: Marine fish Gizzard Sometimes known as the mus— cular stomach or ventriculus, present in birds but also found in some fish and invertebrates, the gizzard is a large, bulbous, muscular organ located adjacent and distal to the ...
M. F. Fuller, 2004
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40 Hikes in Tennessee's South Cumberland
2. Fiery. Gizzard. Trail. Distance: 12.5 miles one way (Chimney Rocks 1.2 mile one way; Sycamore Falls 1.3 mile one way; Raven Point Campsite 4.5 miles one way; Small Wild Camping Area 9.6 miles one way) Difficulty: Strenuous Elevation  ...
Russ Manning, 2000
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Marine and Freshwater Products Handbook
Gizzard Shad Gizzard shad (Dorosoma cepedianum), family Clupeidae, occur in lakes and streams in the Mississippi River, Lake Michigan drainage basins, and northeastern Mexico (Becker, 1983). Gizzard shad have been introduced into ...
Roy E. Martin, Emily Paine Carter, George J. Flick, Jr., 2000
8
The cyclopædia of anatomy and physiology
The differences in the structure of the gizzard resolve themselves into the greater or less extent of the tendons, and the greater or less thickness of the muscular coat, and of the lining membrane. In the Raptures the gizzard (d, Jig.
Robert Bentley Todd, 1836
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Feeding in Domestic Vertebrates: From Structure to Behaviour
In the chicken an internal lining is present, which resembles the cuticula of the gizzard, although not as thick. This layer seems to be a combination of mucus produced by the intermediate part combined with the product of the gizzard glands ...
V. L. Bels, 2006
10
Fishes of West Virginia
In Melvern Reservoir, Kansas, the gizzard shad spawning season extends from mid-April through late May (Cox & Willis 1987). In Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia, spawning reaches its peak in June (Tisa et al. 1985). Individuals may spawn ...
Jay Stauffer, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIZZARD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gizzard is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Strain Recap: Occido Insurance
... with its repellant gizzard neck, lurching movement, and terrifying taunts. If the special effects continue taking steps forward and canned banter ... «Vulture, Jul 15»
2
Outdoors notebook: Fishing improving at Lake Wilhelm
... Commission's area 1 office in Linesville, said the problem with Wilhelm has centered around its superabundant population of gizzard shad. «Tribune-Review, Jul 15»
3
The Government Think Aussie Musicians Earn More Money Than …
King Gizzard, eat your hearts out. As Tone Deaf reported back in March, far from making low-to-mid six figures, a survey of Australian musicians ... «Tone Deaf, Jul 15»
4
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard review – weird warriors wig out
Stu Mackenzie of King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard at the Scala, London 'Rapid-fire riffs': King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard frontman Stu ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
5
Inside Appalachia: What Would You Do if Your Grocery Store …
Is it Porkey, Pennsylvania, Chicken Gizzard Ridge, Kentucky, or Meat Camp, North Carolina? Listen to the show to find out. (cow sounds ... «WMKY, Jul 15»
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Editorial board's Final Thoughts: Yellowstone, anti-discrimination …
Reifschneider caught the state record gizzard shad; Sharman pulled in a 6.31-pound kokanee. It's a big summer for fishing in Wyoming -- good ... «Casper Star-Tribune Online, Jul 15»
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tix on sale: Godspeed, JAMC, The Men, The Menzingers, Wand …
tix on sale: Godspeed, JAMC, The Men, The Menzingers, Wand, King Gizzard, GOASTT, Frankie Cosmos & more. '70s polyester clothing lace ... «Brooklyn Vegan, Jul 15»
8
Lead poisoned loon found in NH lake
Radiographs showed a lead tackle object in the loon's gizzard, so it was transported to a veterinary laboratory to be necropsied. Results found ... «WCSH-TV, Jul 15»
9
Les Fillettes Charms Critic Thierry Daraize
Daraize begins with a duck gizzard salad; the off-cuts are a bit too firm for the critic's taste but the seasoning is right. Merguez with Israeli ... «Eater Montreal, Jul 15»
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tix on sale: Oddball tour, Youssou N'dour, JAMC, Odesza, King …
tix on sale: Oddball tour, Youssou N'dour, JAMC, Odesza, King Gizzard, Delicate Steve, Luke Temple, Jack & Eliza, more · Tickets for the Aziz ... «Brooklyn Vegan, Jul 15»

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