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English definition of “disembowel”


verb [T] uk   /ˌdɪs.ɪmˈbaʊ.əl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-) us  
to remove the stomach and bowels from a dead animal, or to kill a person in this way, especially in the past as a punishmentMurder and attempted murderKillingPreparing animals and fish for cooking
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