entrails

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

Definition of entrails 

1 : bowels, viscera broadly : internal parts

2 : the inner workings of something the entrails of the movie industry

First Known Use of entrails

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for entrails

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

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entrails

noun

English Language Learners Definition of entrails

: the internal organs of an animal

entrails

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

Kids Definition of entrails

: the internal parts of an animal

entrails

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

Medical Definition of entrails 

: the bowels or viscera especially of an animal

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