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Word of the month: borborygmus

Posted in Grammar & usage, Nature by uninformedcomment on December 21, 2009

borborygmus

n. A rumbling in the gut.  From the Greek βορβορυγμός.

Borborygmus

An onomatopoeic word, according to Wikipedia, although the OED doesn’t attempt an explanation.

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