[jib-lits] /ˈdʒɪb lɪts/
plural noun
the heart, liver, gizzard, and the like, of a fowl, often cooked separately.
1275–1325; Middle English < Old French gibelet a stew of game; compare French gibelotte rabbit stew
Example Sentences 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)
pl n
(sometimes singular) the gizzard, liver, heart, and neck of a fowl
[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
c.1300, from O.Fr. gibelet "game stew," of uncertain origin, perhaps from Frank. *gabaiti "hunting with falcons."
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