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intestine

in·tes·tine

intestine

 
pronunciation:
ihn te stihn
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: (usu. pl.) the lower part of the digestive system, specifically a long tube, divided into the small and large intestines, that extends in coils from the stomach to the anus.
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part of speech: adjective
definition: within a country or state; internal or domestic.
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Intestine comes from intestina, a Latin word that means "internal" or what is within.
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