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3 definitions found
 for Entrails
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Entrails \En"trails\, n. pl. [F. entrailles, LL. intralia,
     intranea, fr. interaneum, pl. interanea, intestine,
     interaneus inward, interior, fr. inter between, among,
     within. See Internal.]
     1. The internal parts of animal bodies; the bowels; the guts;
        viscera; intestines.
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     2. The internal parts; as, the entrails of the earth.
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              That treasure . . . hid the dark entrails of
              America.                              --Locke.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  entrails
      n 1: internal organs collectively (especially those in the
           abdominal cavity); "`viscera' is the plural form of
           `viscus'" [syn: viscera, entrails, innards]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  46 Moby Thesaurus words for "entrails":
     abdomen, anus, appendix, blind gut, bowels, brain, cecum, colon,
     duodenum, endocardium, foregut, giblets, gizzard, guts, heart,
     hindgut, innards, inner mechanism, insides, internals, intestine,
     intestines, inwards, jejunum, kidney, kishkes, large intestine,
     liver, liver and lights, lung, midgut, perineum, pluck, pump,
     pylorus, rectum, small intestine, spleen, stomach, stuffing,
     ticker, tripes, vermiform appendix, viscera, vitals, works
  
  

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