ETYM Old Eng. golet, Old Fren. Goulet, dim. of gole, goule, throat, French gueule, Latin gula; perh. akin to Skr. gula, German kenle; cf. French goulet the neck of a bottle, goulotte channel gutter. Related to Gules, Gully.
Another name for the esophagus.
1. The tube by which food and drink are carried from the pharynx to the stomach; the esophagus.
2. Something shaped like the food passage, or performing similar functions.
3. A channel for water.