Mudcat Café message #1466741 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #80343   Message #1466741
Posted By: GUEST,Amos
20-Apr-05 - 09:52 PM
Thread Name: BS: Today's word is:-
Subject: RE: BS: Today's word is:-
As the herd grew nearer the susurrus of borborygmi filled the jungle air.

A.

The extremely rare word you seek is borborygm, or sometimes borborygmus, plural borborygms or borborygmi. This means 'a rumbling or gurgling sound caused by the movement of gas in the intestines', and it is also used in figurative senses.