entrails

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noun plural en·trails \ˈen-ˌtrālz, -trəlz\

Definition of entrails

  1. 1 :  bowels, viscera; broadly :  internal parts

  2. 2 :  the inner workings of something <the entrails of the movie industry>

Examples of entrails in a sentence

  1. <in ancient Rome predictions of future events would sometimes be based on an examination of the entrails of a sacrificial animal>

Origin and Etymology of entrails

Middle English entrailles, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin intralia, alteration of Latin interanea, plural of interaneum intestine, from neuter of interaneus interior


First Known Use: 14th century


ENTRAILS Defined for English Language Learners

entrails

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noun plural en·trails \ˈen-ˌtrālz, -trəlz\

Definition of entrails for English Language Learners

  • : the internal organs of an animal


ENTRAILS Defined for Kids

entrails

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noun plural en·trails \ˈen-ˌtrālz, -trəlz\

Definition of entrails for Students

  1. :  the internal parts of an animal


Medical Dictionary

entrails

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noun plural en·trails \ˈen-trəlz, -ˌtrālz\

Medical Definition of entrails

  1. :  the bowels or viscera especially of an animal



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