Purtenance definitions

pûr'tn-əns
An animal's viscera or internal organs, especially the heart, liver, and lungs.
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The viscera of an animal.
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(obsolete) That which pertains or belongs to something.
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(obsolete) The heart, liver, and lungs of an animal.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of purtenance

Middle English pertenaunce, purtenaunce adjunct from Old French partenance, pertinence from partenir to pertain pertain