nombril

play
noun nom·bril \ˈnäm-brəl\

Definition of nombril

  1. :  the center point of the lower half of an armorial escutcheon

Origin and Etymology of nombril

Medieval French, literally, navel, ultimately from Latin umbilicus


First Known Use: 1562


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up nombril? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to criticize severely

Get Word of the Day daily email!