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disembowel

[ dis-em-bou-uhl ]
/ 藢d瑟s 蓻m藞ba蕣 蓹l /
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verb (used with object), dis路em路bow路eled, dis路em路bow路el路ing or (especially British) dis路em路bow路elled, dis路em路bow路el路ling.
to remove the bowels or entrails from; eviscerate.
to cut or slash open the abdomen of, as by bayoneting, so as to expose or remove the viscera.
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Origin of disembowel

First recorded in 1595鈥1605; dis-1 + embowel

OTHER WORDS FROM disembowel

dis路em路bow路el路ment, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH disembowel

disembodied, disemboweled , dismembered
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British Dictionary definitions for disembowel

disembowel
/ (藢d瑟s瑟m藞ba蕣蓹l) /

verb -els, -elling or -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled
(tr) to remove the entrails of

Derived forms of disembowel

disembowelment, noun
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