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womb

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noun \ˈwüm\

Definition of womb

  1. 1 :  uterus

  2. 2 a :  a cavity or space that resembles a womb in containing and enveloping b :  a place where something is generated

wombed play \ˈwümd\ adjective


Origin of womb

Middle English wamb, womb, from Old English; akin to Old High German wamba belly


First Known Use: before 12th century


WOMB Defined for Kids

womb

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noun \ˈwüm\

Definition of womb for Students

  1. :  uterus




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womb

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noun \ˈwüm\

Medical Definition of womb

  1. :  uterus




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