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of·fal

 (ô′fəl, ŏf′əl)
n.
1. Waste material or byproducts from a manufacturing process.
2. Meat, including internal organs (such as liver, heart, or kidney) and extremities (such as tail or hooves), that has been taken from a part other than skeletal muscles. Also called variety meat.
3. Refuse; rubbish.

[Middle English : of-, off (from Old English, from of; see apo- in Indo-European roots) + fal, fall.]

offal

(ˈɒfəl)
n
1. (Cookery) the edible internal parts of an animal, such as the heart, liver, and tongue
2. dead or decomposing organic matter
3. refuse; rubbish
[C14: from off + fall, referring to parts fallen or cut off; compare German Abfall rubbish]

of•fal

(ˈɔ fəl, ˈɒf əl)

n.
1. waste parts, esp. the viscera or inedible remains of a butchered animal.
2. refuse or rubbish; garbage.
[1350–1400; Middle English, =of off + fal fall; compare Dutch afval]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.offal - viscera and trimmings of a butchered animal often considered inedible by humans
organs, variety meat - edible viscera of a butchered animal
Translations
indmad
belsõség
innmatur
plaučkepeniai
subprodukti

offal

[ˈɒfəl] Nasaduras fpl, menudillos mpl

offal

[ˈɒfəl] nabats mpl

offal

n no plInnereien pl; (fig)Abfall m, → Ausschuss m

offal

[ˈɒfl] nfrattaglie fpl

offal

(ˈofəl) noun
the parts of an animal eg the heart, liver etc which are considered as food for people.
References in classic literature ?
to those who had rather beg than work, by giving them the offals from it; that he died immensely rich and built an hospital.
When night came again I found, with pleasure, that the fire gave light as well as heat and that the discovery of this element was useful to me in my food, for I found some of the offals that the travellers had left had been roasted, and tasted much more savoury than the berries I gathered from the trees.
I will not deny, however, but the horses cowered when I passed them, as though they scented the wolves; and a wolf is a beast that is apt to hover about an Indian ambushment, craving the offals of the deer the savages kill."
"And who has slain him?" continued Esther; "man where are the offals? --Wolves!--They devour not the hide!
Efter thet, the heads and offals 'u'd scare the fish to Fundy.
That meant the boys would bait with selected offal of the cod as the fish were cleaned - an improvement on paddling barehanded in the little bait-barrels below.
But in the process, the surroundings were littered with the innards and entrails, offals and intestines of the sacrificed rams, goats, cows, bulls and camels, some of which still 'adorn' certain streets, roads, parks and nullahs sending nauseating whiffs and puffs of the stinking stench and foul odors to the passers-by and the hapless residents living around.
The former city nazim pointed out that it has been 10 days since Eidul Azha but the waste and offals of sacrificial animals are still on the roads creating health issues.
The DG PFA said that oil was being produced with heating of offals and fats of animals, gathered on Eid-ul-Azha.
Large amount of offals had already been disposed of from all parts of the metropolis and soon the concerned bodies would clean the city off all the waste materials completely, he added.
RAWALPINDI -- Deputy Commissioner Rawalpindi Muhammad Ali Randhawa Friday appreciated the performance of Rawalpindi Waste Management Company (RWMC) for removing nearly 8,500 ton entrails and offals of sacrificial animals during Eid Ul Azha.
LAHORE -- The Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) collected more than 33,000 tons of animal waste and offals during the first two days of Eid, says Managing Director Muhammad Ajmal Bhatti.