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weasand

[wee-zuh nd] /ˈwi zənd/
noun, Archaic.
1.
2.
esophagus; gullet.
3.
trachea; windpipe.
Origin of weasand
1000
before 1000; Middle English wesand, Old English wǣsend, variant of wāsend gullet; cognate with Old Frisian wāsande windpipe
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weasand

/ˈwiːzənd/
noun
1.
a former name for the trachea
Word Origin
Old English wǣsend, wāsend; related to Old Frisian wāsenda, Old High German weisont vein, Danish vissen
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