Meaning of “disembowel” in the English Dictionary

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"disembowel" in British English

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disembowelverb [ T ]

uk /ˌdɪs.ɪmˈbaʊ.əl/ us /ˌdɪs.ɪmˈbaʊ.əl/ -ll- or US usually -l-

to remove the stomach and bowels from a dead animal, or to kill a person in this way, especially in the past as a punishment

(Definition of “disembowel” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)