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English noun: throat

1. throat (body) the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone


Synonymspharynx


Broader (hypernym)tubular cavity


Part holonymadenoid, clapper, glossa, gustatory organ, laryngopharynx, lingua, Luschka's tonsil, nasopharynx, oropharynx, pharyngeal recess, pharyngeal tonsil, taste bud, tastebud, third tonsil, tongue, tonsilla adenoidea, tonsilla pharyngealis


Part meronymalimentary canal, alimentary tract, cervix, digestive tract, digestive tube, gastrointestinal tract, GI tract, neck, upper respiratory tract

2. throat (artifact) an opening in the vamp of a shoe at the instep


Broader (hypernym)opening


Part meronymshoe

3. throat (artifact) a passage resembling a throat in shape or function


SamplesThe throat of the vase.
The throat of a chimney.


Broader (hypernym)passage

4. throat (animal) the part of an animal's body that corresponds to a person's throat


Broader (hypernym)external body part









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