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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bow·el /ˈbaʊ(ə)l/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 bow·el /ˈbaʊ(ə)l/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bow·el n.
 1. One of the intestines of an animal; an entrail, especially of man; a gut; -- generally used in the plural.
    He burst asunder in the midst, and all his bowels gushed out.   --Acts i. 18.
 2. pl. Hence, figuratively: The interior part of anything; as, the bowels of the earth.
 His soldiers . . . cried out amain,
 And rushed into the bowels of the battle.   --Shak.
 3. pl. The seat of pity or kindness. Hence: Tenderness; compassion. “Thou thing of no bowels.”
    Bloody Bonner, that corpulent tyrant, full (as one said) of guts, and empty of bowels.   --Fuller.
 4. pl. Offspring. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bow·el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Boweled or Bowelled p. pr. & vb. n. Boweling or Bowelling.] To take out the bowels of; to eviscerate; to disembowel.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the
          anus [syn: intestine, gut]