umbles

[ uhm-buh lz ]
/ ˈʌm bəlz /
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plural noun


Nearby words

  1. umbilicate,
  2. umbilication,
  3. umbilicus,
  4. umbiliform,
  5. umble pie,
  6. umbo,
  7. umbonal,
  8. umbonate,
  9. umbones,
  10. umbonic

Origin of umbles

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50

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British Dictionary definitions for umble

umbles

/ (ˈʌmbəlz) /

pl n

another term for numbles
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Word Origin and History for umble

umbles

n.

"edible inner parts of a deer or other animal," c.1400, see humble.

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