Etymology
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disembowel (v.)

"eviscerate, wound so as to permit the bowels to protrude," c. 1600, from dis- + embowel. Earlier form was disbowel (mid-15c.); embowel, with the same meaning, is attested from 1520s. Related: Disemboweled; disembowelment.

updated on August 27, 2018

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Definitions of disembowel from WordNet

disembowel (v.)
remove the entrails of;
Synonyms: eviscerate / draw
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