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entrails

[ en-treylz, -truhlz ]
/ ˈɛn treɪlz, -trəlz /
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plural noun

the internal parts of the trunk of an animal body.
the intestines.
the internal parts of anything: the entrails of a machine.

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Origin of entrails

1250–1300; Middle English entrailles<Anglo-French, Middle French <Vulgar Latin *interālia (compare early Medieval Latin intrālia), alteration, by suffix change (see -al1), of Latin interānea guts, neuter plural of interāneus; see inter-,-an, -eous
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British Dictionary definitions for entrails

entrails
/ (ˈɛntreɪlz) /

pl n

the internal organs of a person or animal; intestines; guts
the innermost parts of anything

Word Origin for entrails

C13: from Old French entrailles, from Medieval Latin intrālia, changed from Latin interānea intestines, ultimately from inter between
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Medical definitions for entrails

entrails
[ ĕntrālz′, -trəlz ]

pl.n.

The internal organs, especially the intestines; viscera.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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