umbilicate

adjective
um·​bil·​i·​cate | \ ˌəm-ˈbi-li-kət How to pronounce umbilicate (audio) \
variants: or umbilicated \ ˌəm-​ˈbi-​lə-​ˌkā-​təd How to pronounce umbilicated (audio) \

Definition of umbilicate

1 : depressed like a navel
2 : having an umbilicus

Other Words from umbilicate

umbilication \ ˌəm-​ˌbi-​lə-​ˈkā-​shən How to pronounce umbilication (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of umbilicate

1698, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Umbilicate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/umbilicate. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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