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giblets

[jib-lits] /ˈdʒɪb lɪts/
plural noun
1.
the heart, liver, gizzard, and the like, of a fowl, often cooked separately.
Origin
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English < Old French gibelet a stew of game; compare French gibelotte rabbit stew
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Examples for giblet
  • They can be used for other purposes, such as giblet pie or giblet gravy.
  • Although often packaged with them, the neck of the bird is not a giblet.
  • Vegetables include old fashioned candied yams, country-style green beans and mashed potatoes with giblet gravy.
  • When cooking whole frozen poultry, remove the giblet pack from the cavity as soon as you can loosen it.
  • For many years, chickens were sold whole, with the giblet pouch inside.
  • giblet color can vary, especially in the liver, from mahogany to yellow.
  • When cooking whole poultry, remove the giblet pack from the cavity as soon as you can loosen it.
British Dictionary definitions for giblet

giblets

/ˈdʒɪblɪts/
plural noun
1.
(sometimes sing) the gizzard, liver, heart, and neck of a fowl
Word Origin
C14: from Old French gibelet stew of game birds, probably from gibier game, of Germanic origin
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Word Origin and History for giblet
giblets
c.1300, from O.Fr. gibelet "game stew," of uncertain origin, perhaps from Frank. *gabaiti "hunting with falcons."
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