blind gut

noun

Definition of blind gut

: a digestive cavity open at only one end especially : the cecum of the large intestine

First Known Use of blind gut

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about blind gut

Time Traveler for blind gut

Time Traveler

The first known use of blind gut was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Statistics for blind gut

Cite this Entry

“Blind gut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blind%20gut. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for blind gut

blind gut

noun

Medical Definition of blind gut

: a digestive cavity open at only one end especially : the cecum of the large intestine

More from Merriam-Webster on blind gut

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with blind gut

Comments on blind gut

What made you want to look up blind gut? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words for Summer: A Quiz

  • a closeup of a sunflower
  • Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!