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  • noun Plural form of borborygm.


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  • The rumblings which were heard in the cow's belly caused borborygms in the interior of her bowels.

    Bouvard and Pécuchet A Tragi-comic Novel of Bourgeois Life

  • Presently accounts of this conduct came to me at Mosul, whereupon I removed me to Tarábulus, and there played him many a prank amongst which was the dish of Baysar by me seasoned with an over quantity of onions and garlic and such spices as gather wind in the maw and distend it like a tom-tom and breed borborygms. [

    Arabian nights. English


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