Entrails

  • 1 Entrails — En trails, n. pl. [F. entrailles, LL. intralia, intranea, fr. interaneum, pl. interanea, intestine, interaneus inward, interior, fr. inter between, among, within. See {Internal}.] 1. The internal parts of animal bodies; the bowels; the guts;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 entrails — c.1300, from O.Fr. entrailles (12c.), from L.L. intralia inward parts, intestines (8c.), from L. interanea, neut. pl. of interaneus internal, that which is within, from inter between, among (see INTER (Cf. inter )) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 entrails — [n] internal organs bowels, guts, innards, insides, internal parts, viscera, vitals; concept 393 …

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  • 4 entrails — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ a person s or animal s intestines or internal organs. ORIGIN Latin intralia internal things …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 entrails — [en′trālz, ] also [ en′trəlz] pl.n. [ME & OFr entrailles < ML intralia < L interanea, pl. of interaneum, intestine < interaneus, internal < inter, between: see INTER ] 1. the inner organs of humans or animals; specif., the intestines; …

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  • 6 entrails — [13] Entrails means literally just ‘insides’ – and indeed there is an unbroken semantic undercurrent to the word from earliest times to the present day signifying exactly that (as in ‘entrails of the earth’). It comes ultimately from the Latin… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 7 entrails — [[t]e̱ntreɪlz[/t]] N PLURAL The entrails of people or animals are their inside parts, especially their intestines. He cut out the steaming entrails. Syn: innards …

    English dictionary

  • 8 entrails — [13] Entrails means literally just ‘insides’ – and indeed there is an unbroken semantic undercurrent to the word from earliest times to the present day signifying exactly that (as in ‘entrails of the earth’). It comes ultimately from the Latin… …

    Word origins

  • 9 entrails — noun plural Etymology: Middle English entrailles, from Anglo French, from Medieval Latin intralia, alteration of Latin interanea, plural of interaneum intestine, from neuter of interaneus interior Date: 14th century 1. bowels, viscera; broadly… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 entrails — /en traylz, treuhlz/, n.pl. 1. the internal parts of the trunk of an animal body. 2. the intestines. 3. the internal parts of anything: the entrails of a machine. [1250 1300; ME entrailles < AF, MF < VL *interalia (cf. early ML intralia), alter …

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  • 11 entrails — plural noun the entrails are removed by the butcher Syn: intestines, bowels, guts, viscera, internal organs, vital organs; offal; informal insides, innards …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 12 entrails —   Na au, loko; papa akōnāhua (rare).    ♦ Cord made from the entrails of an enemy, ahamoa …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 13 entrails — n.pl. 1 the bowels and intestines of a person or animal. 2 the innermost parts (entrails of the earth). Etymology: ME f. OF entrailles f. med.L intralia alt. f. L interaneus internal f. inter among …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 entrails — noun The internal organs of an animal, especially the intestines. Syn: bowels, innards, intestine, offal, viscera …

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  • 15 entrails — The viscera of an animal. * * * en·trails en trəlz, .trālz n pl the bowels or viscera esp. of an animal …

    Medical dictionary

  • 16 entrails — Synonyms and related words: abdomen, anus, appendix, blind gut, bowels, brain, cecum, colon, duodenum, endocardium, foregut, giblets, gizzard, guts, heart, hindgut, innards, inner mechanism, insides, internals, intestine, intestines, inwards,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 entrails — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. viscera, intestines, bowels; insides, guts. See interior. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. viscera, guts, insides; see intestines . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. intestine, viscera, internal organs, guts,… …

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  • 18 entrails — en|trails [ˈentreılz] n [plural] [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: entrailles, from Medieval Latin intralia, from Latin interaneus inside ] the inside parts of an animal or person s body, especially their ↑intestines …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 entrails — en|trails [ entrəlz, en,treılz ] noun plural the organs inside the body of an animal or person, especially the INTESTINES …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 entrails — en·trails || entreɪlz n. bowels, guts, intestines, innards …

    English contemporary dictionary