Definitions for navelˈneɪ vəl

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. navel, umbilicus, bellybutton, belly button, omphalos, omphalus(noun)

    a scar where the umbilical cord was attached

    "you were not supposed to show your navel on television"; "they argued whether or not Adam had a navel"; "she had a tattoo just above her bellybutton"

  2. navel, navel point(noun)

    the center point or middle of something

    "the Incas believed that Cuzco was the navel of the universe"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. navel(Noun)

    The indentation or bump remaining in the abdomen of mammals where the umbilical cord was attached before birth.

  2. navel(Noun)

    The central part or point of anything; the middle.

    Within the navel of this hideous wood, / Immured in cypress shades, a sorcerer dwells. uE00097412uE001 Milton.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Navel(noun)

    a mark or depression in the middle of the abdomen; the umbilicus. See Umbilicus

  2. Navel(noun)

    the central part or point of anything; the middle

  3. Navel(noun)

    an eye on the under side of a carronade for securing it to a carriage

  4. Origin: [AS. nafela, fr. nafu nave; akin to D. navel, G. nabel, OHG. nabolo, Icel. nafli, Dan. navle, Sw. nafle, L. umbilicus, Gr. 'omfalo`s, Skr. nbhla. 260. See Nave hub, and cf. Omphalic, Nombril, Umbilical.]

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  1. Navel

    The navel is a scar on the abdomen at the attachment site of the umbilical cord. All placental mammals have a navel, and it is quite conspicuous in humans. Other animals' navels tend to be smoother and flatter, often nothing more than a thin line, and are often obscured by fur.

Anagrams of navel »

  1. Alven, venal

  2. Alven


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