bellybutton


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bel·ly·but·ton

 (bĕl′ē-bŭt′n)
n. Informal
The navel; the umbilicus.

bellybutton

(ˈbɛlɪˌbʌtən)
n
(Anatomy) an informal name for the navel

na•vel

(ˈneɪ vəl)

n.
1. the depression in the surface of the abdomen where the umbilical cord was connected with the fetus; umbilicus.
2. the central point of any thing or place.
[before 900; Old English nafela, c. Old High German nabalo, Old Norse nafli; akin to Latin umbilīcus, Greek omphalós, Skt nābhīla]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bellybutton - a scar where the umbilical cord was attachedbellybutton - 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"
abdomen, belly, stomach, venter - the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
point - the precise location of something; a spatially limited location; "she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"
Translations
napa

bellybutton

[ˈbɛlˌbʌtn] n (fam) → ombelico

bellybutton

n (fam) ombligo
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