An opening in the vamp of a shoe at the instep.
ETYM Old Eng. throte, as. throte, throtu; akin to Old High Germ. drozza, German drossel; cf. OFries. and Dutch stort. Related to Throttle.
Something resembling a throat in shape or functionr.
The passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone; SYN. pharynx.
In human anatomy, the passage that leads from the back of the nose and mouth to the trachea and esophagus. It includes the pharynx and the larynx, the latter being at the top of the trachea. The word “throat” is also used to mean the front part of the neck, both in humans and other vertebrates; for example, in describing the plumage of birds. In engineering, it is any narrowing entry, such as the throat of a carburetor.
1. To utter in the throat; mutter
2. To sing or enunciate in a throaty voice