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. (transitive) To take or let out the bowels or interior parts of; to eviscerate.
  2. (transitive) 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