Definition of giblets in English:

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giblets

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɪblɪts/

plural noun

The liver, heart, gizzard, and neck of a chicken or other fowl, usually removed before the bird is cooked, and often used to make gravy, stuffing, or soup.
Example sentences
  • Remove the giblets from the duck, rinse the bird inside and out and pat it dry.
  • Wipe the goose dry, remove the giblets and pop the lemon and herbs inside.
  • Put the remaining giblets into a saucepan with a thyme sprig, bay, sage, star anise, half the onion and 1 clove garlic.

Origin

Middle English (in the sense 'an inessential appendage', later 'garbage, offal'): from Old French gibelet 'game bird stew', probably from gibier 'birds or mammals hunted for sport'.

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