weasand

noun wea·sand \ ˈwē-zᵊnd , ˈwi-zᵊn(d) \

Definition of weasand

: throat, gullet; also : trachea

Origin and Etymology of weasand

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


Medical Dictionary

weasand

noun wea·sand \ ˈwēz-ᵊnd , ˈwiz-ᵊn(d) \

medical Definition of weasand

: throat, gullet; also : windpipe

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