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throat

throat

 
 
pronunciation:
throt
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the narrow area inside the neck that allows the passage of air to the lungs and the passage of food to the stomach.
similar words:
gorge
definition 2: the front part of the neck.
definition 3: a narrow passage similar to the anatomical throat.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: throated, throating, throats
definition 1: to say or utter harshly or from the throat.
definition 2: to provide with a throat.
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  breathe, digestion, language, respiration