en·trails / ˈentrālz; ˈentrəlz/ • pl. n. a person or animal's intestines or internal organs, esp. when removed or exposed. ∎ fig. the innermost parts of something: digging copper out of the entrails of the earth. 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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