numbles

plural noun num·bles
variants: or less commonly nombles \ˈnəmbəlz\

Definition of numbles

: certain edible viscera (as the heart, lights, liver) of an animal (as a deer) : umbles — compare giblet 1

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Origin and Etymology of numbles

Middle English noumbles, nombles, from Middle French nombles, plural of nomble muscle from the thigh of a deer, fillet of beef, pork loin, modification of Latin lumbulus small loin, from lumbus loin + -ulus -ule


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