chitterlings

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈtʃɪ.tɚ.lɪŋz/, [ˈtʃɪ.ɾɚ.lɪŋz], /tʃɪt.lɪnz/
  • (AAVE) IPA(key): [ˈtʃɪtˤ.lɪnz], [tʃɪːlɪnz]
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English cheterlingis, chitterling, chitterlynge, chytyrlynge, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *kweþuz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷet-, *gūt- (swelling, rounding; stomach, gut), from *gʷu-, *gū- (to bend, curve, bow, camber, vault, distend). Compare German Kutteln (tripe) and Icelandic kviður (stomach).

Noun[edit]

chitterlings pl (plural only)

  1. Small intestine, boiled and fried, usually of a pig. Sometimes prepared with hog maws.
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Etymology 2[edit]

chitterling +‎ -s

Noun[edit]

chitterlings

  1. plural of chitterling