Today’s word of the day is thropple, an old word for windpipe or throat. A variant is thrapple. The verb form of thropple means to throttle or strangle. It might be related to the ancient throat-boll, which meant Adam’s apple.
Today’s word of the day is wattle, a fleshy, wrinkled, often brightly colored fold of skin hanging from the neck or throat, characteristic of certain birds, such as chickens or turkeys, and some lizards, especially lounge lizards.