entrails

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Old French entrailles < Vulgar Latin intralia, from Latin interanea, from interaneus, from inter. Compare Spanish entraña.

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entrails

  1. (archaic) plural form of entrail
  2. (plural only, uncountable) The internal organs of an animal, especially the intestines.
    • 1987, Christopher Hibbert, The English: A Social History, 1066-1945, ISBN 9780393023718, page 244:
      Elizabethan audiences relished shocks and surprises as much as they did trumpets, thunder and savage realism in bloody scenes of torture and death which were made all the more horrible by the use of animals’ entrails.

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