Associations to the word «Womb»


WOMB, noun. (anatomy) In female mammals, the organ in which the young are conceived and grow until birth; the uterus. [from 8thc.]
WOMB, noun. (obsolete) The abdomen or stomach. [8th-17thc.]
WOMB, noun. (obsolete) The stomach of a person or creature. [8th-18thc.]
WOMB, noun. (figuratively) A place where something is made or formed. [from 15thc.]
WOMB, noun. Any cavity containing and enveloping anything.
WOMB, verb. (obsolete) To enclose in a womb, or as if in a womb; to breed or hold in secret.
WOMB ENVY, noun. (in psychology) the alleged unconscious desire of a man to possess a womb.

Dictionary definition

WOMB, noun. A hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus.

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