Definition of Womb

1. Noun. A hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus.




Definition of Womb

1. n. The belly; the abdomen.

2. v. t. To inclose in a womb, or as in a womb; to breed or hold in secret.

3. n. The belly; the abdomen.

4. v. t. To inclose in a womb, or as in a womb; to breed or hold in secret.

Definition of Womb

1. Noun. (anatomy) In female mammals, the organ in which the young are conceived and grow until birth; the uterus. (defdate from 8th c.) ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) The abdomen or stomach. (defdate 8th-17th c.) ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) The stomach of a person or creature. (defdate 8th-18th c.) ¹

4. Noun. (figuratively) A place where something is made or formed. (defdate from 15th c.) ¹

5. Verb. (obsolete) To enclose in a womb, or as if in a womb; to breed or hold in secret. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Womb

1. the uterus [n -S] : WOMBED [adj] - See also: uterus

Medical Definition of Womb

1. 1. The belly; the abdomen. "And he coveted to fill his woman of the cods that the hogs eat, and no man gave him." (Wyclif (Luke xv. 16)) "An I had but a belly of any indifferency, I were simply the most active fellow in Europe. My womb, my womb, my womb undoes me." (Shak) 2. The uterus. See Uterus. 3. The place where anything is generated or produced. "The womb of earth the genial seed receives." (Dryden) 4. Any cavity containing and enveloping anything. "The center spike of gold Which burns deep in the bluebell's womb." (R. Browning) Origin: OE. Wombe, wambe, AS. Wamb, womb; akin to D. Wam belly, OS. & OHG. Wamba, G. Wamme, wampe, Icel. Vomb, Sw. V&mb, Dan. Vom, Goth. Wamba. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Womb

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womannesses
womanpower
womanpowers
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womb (current term)
womb-to-tomb
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