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English definition of “windpipe”

windpipe

noun [C] uk   /ˈwɪnd.paɪp/ us  
the tube in the body that carries air that has been breathed in from the upper end of the throat to the lungs: A bit of food went down my windpipe and gave me a coughing fit.
Synonym
The mouth and throatThe respiratory system
(Definition of windpipe from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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