Definition of entrails in English:

entrails

Line breaks: en|trails
Pronunciation: /ˈɛntreɪlz
 
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noun

1A person’s or animal’s intestines or internal organs, especially when removed or exposed: a priest would find omens in the steaming entrails of a sacrificed animal
More example sentences
  • Divination was accomplished by ‘reading’ the appearance and arrangement of the entrails of newly sacrificed animals such as chickens and sheep.
  • All of them are relatively large parcels of offal mixed with cereal and enclosed in some suitable wrapping from an animal's entrails, usually the stomach.
  • A large gash across the old male's abdomen glistened, his entrails exposed to the sun.
Synonyms
intestines, internal organs, bowels, guts, vital organs, viscera; offal
informal insides, innards
British archaic numbles
1.1The innermost parts of something: digging copper out of the entrails of the earth
More example sentences
  • To my horror, Tulsi Pipe Road was now shamefully dug up, its bowels exposed and the entrails left lying on one side for the world to see.
  • They descend, director and characters together, into the anal entrails and Sadean viscera of war.
  • The dungeon is more like a catacomb, linking a series of tableaux that expose the grisliest entrails of York's history.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French entrailles, from medieval Latin intralia, alteration of Latin interanea 'internal things', based on inter 'among'.

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