disembowel

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dis- +‎ embowel

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disembowel (third-person singular simple present disembowels, present participle disemboweling or disembowelling, simple past and past participle disemboweled or disembowelled)

  1. To take or let out the bowels or interior parts of; to eviscerate.
  2. To take or draw from the body, as the web of a spider.

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  • De Mauro - Il dizionario della lingua italiana, Tullio De Mauro. Torino: Paravia, 2000. ISBN 8839550232. Online version here