Words: omasum, n.
Friday 21 August 1998
So far, so good, but what about the fardel-bag? A fardel is "anything cumbersome or irksome; the third stomach of a ruminant, the manyplies or omasum". No mention of the psalterium though. And a fardel-bag is defined only as "the omasum".
Having so many words for the third stomach of a ruminant is all rather cumbersome and irksome. Quite a fardel, in fact.
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