esophagus (n.)youdaoicibaDictgodict[esophagus 词源字典]
also oesophagus, late 14c., from Greek oisophagos "gullet, passage for food," literally "what carries and eats," from oisein, future infinitive of pherein "to carry" (see infer) + -phagos, from phagein "to eat" (see -phagous). Related: Esophageal.[esophagus etymology, esophagus origin, 英语词源]