weasand

[wee-zuhnd]
noun Archaic.
2.
esophagus; gullet.
3.
trachea; windpipe.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English wesand, Old English wǣsend, variant of wāsend gullet; cognate with Old Frisian wāsande windpipe

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weasand (ˈwiːzənd)
 
n
a former name for the trachea
 
[Old English wǣsend, wāsend; related to Old Frisian wāsenda, Old High German weisont vein, Danish vissen]

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Provides instructions to verify that head, cheek and weasand meat are free of fecal material, ingesta and milk.
The weasand meat that is salvaged from the remainder of the gastrointestinal tract is used in raw ground beef production.
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