tripe

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Old French tripe ‎(entrails), of uncertain origin. See Spanish tripa

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tripe ‎(usually uncountable, plural tripes)

  1. The lining of the large stomach of ruminating animals, when prepared for food.
  2. The entrails; hence, humorously or in contempt, the belly; -- generally used in the plural.
  3. Something disparaged as valueless, especially written works and popular entertainment (movies, television).
  4. (single-word sentence, pejorative) that is untrue (sense 3 used with reference to sense 1, the thing being perceived as malodorous)

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French tripe ‎(entrails).

Noun[edit]

tripe f (usually uncountable)

  1. (Jersey) tripe