numble

numbles

[nuhm-buhlz]
plural noun
certain of the inward parts of an animal, especially of a deer, used as food.
Also, nombles.


Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English < Middle French nombles fillet of venison, plural of nomble, dissimilated variant of *lomble < Latin lumbulus, diminutive of lumbus loin. See lumb-, -ule

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numbles (ˈnʌmbəlz)
 
pl n
archaic the heart, lungs, liver, etc, of an deer or other animal, cooked for food
 
[C14: from Old French nombles, plural of nomble thigh muscle of a deer, changed from Latin lumbulus a little loin, from lumbus loin; see humble pie]

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