weasand

noun
wea·​sand | \ ˈwē-zᵊnd How to pronounce weasand (audio) , ˈwi-zᵊn(d) How to pronounce weasand (audio) \

Definition of weasand

: throat, gullet also : trachea

First Known Use of weasand

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for weasand

Middle English wesand, from Old English *wǣsend gullet; akin to Old English wāsend gullet, Old High German weisunt windpipe

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“Weasand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weasand. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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weasand

noun
wea·​sand | \ ˈwēz-ᵊnd How to pronounce weasand (audio) , ˈwiz-ᵊn(d) How to pronounce weasand (audio) \

Medical Definition of weasand

: throat, gullet also : windpipe

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