Definitions

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  • n. A rumbling or gurgling noise produced by wind in the bowels.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A rumbling or gurgling noise produced by wind in the bowels.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as borborygmus.

Etymologies

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French borborygme, from Ancient Greek.

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  • 'The room was very quiet, except for its borborygmic old radiator.'

    - Elizabeth Fenwick, 'Long Way Down'.

    March 5, 2009

  • The noise made by gas in the bowels; a fart.

    May 16, 2008